edible wild plants

Edible wild plants | Kaman (Neptunia oleracea)

Edible wild plants in Indonesia are very numerous.  One of them is Kaman (Neptunia oleracea). Even though it grows wild, Kaman can be used as a vegetable. In addition, Kaman is also potential as a bioremediation plant and biofertilizer. in West Sumatra and some places in Kalimantan, Kaman is generally a very delicious vegetable. Kaman leaves are delicious as the main ingredient in curry dishes. Maybe this is why, so on some online menu links, almost all Kaman leaf dishes turn into curries.

Snake Repellent Plant

Kilemo (Litsea cubeba) As Snake Repellent Plant, One Of Native Edible Plant From Indonesia

Snake repellent plant that common already are Marigold, Mother-in-Law’s Tongue, Lemongrass, and Garlic. Peoples are still not that familiar with Kilemo. Kilemo (Litsea cubeba) grows wild in the forest. This is species-rich in benefits. There are many essential oil products on the market. According to local wisdom, mostly in west java regions, this wood is also considered effective in keeping snakes away.

Native Indonesian wild fruit

Native Indonesian Wild Fruit, Saninten (Castanopsis argentea)

Native Indonesian wild fruit is very abundant. this time we will discuss one of the most delicious fruits that we can find in Indonesian forests, namely Saninten. Currently, the government has issued a regulation to protect the existence of Saninten from exploitation. Hopefully, the existence of Saninten will remain sustainable, so that it can be enjoyed and remain part of Indonesia’s forests.