What is the use of Castanea mollissima Bl.,or Chinese chestnut? High quality Chestnut extracts powder.
- Botanical Basic Data of Chestnut.
- Habitat of chestnut.
- Chestnut Plant Part Used.
- Physical Characteristics of Chestnut Part.
- Composition and Nutrients of Chestnut.
- Edible Uses of Chestnut.
- Medicinal Uses of Chestnut.
- Other Uses of chestnut.
- Contribution to diet, food uses.
- Research Update:Castanea mollissima
Applications and Properties:
Astringent and stomachic.
Scrofula:flowers are used in the treatment of scrofula.
Antidote:stem bark is used to treat poisoned wounds whilst the stem sap is used to treat lacquer poisoning.
Excellent food:can be used as a staple food in much the same way as potatoes or cereals.
Seed - raw or cooked. Eaten raw, there is a distinct astringency, especially if the fleshy inner skin beneath the outer shell of the seed is not removed. When cooked, however, and especially when baked, the seed becomes much sweeter and has a floury texture. It then makes an excellent food and can be used as a staple food in much the same way as potatoes or cereals[K]. The skin (or pellicle) of the seed is easily peeled. The seed is low in fats and oils but high in carbohydrates.
Safety and Toxicity:
Generally considered safe and for food use.
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