Reundeu is vegetables of the past

Reundeu is vegetables of the past, but more popular as medicinal plants for today

Reundeu is vegetables of the past, but today, Reundeu (Staurogyne elongata) is more popular only as medicinal plants. Based on the information from the Indische Groenten book, many vegetable plants that were once popular are now only known as medicinal plants. Some are even known as ordinary weed. Hopefully, it will initiate other articles to reintroduce some vegetable plants that today being unpopular in Indonesia.

Wild Edible Flower Sambal

Wild Edible Flower Sambal Recipe

Wild edible flower sambal recipes are uncommon.  But you can find some recipes in Indonesia. The most popular is sambal from Kecombrang (Etlingera elatior) and Honje (Etlingera hemisphaerica).  In this article, I will introduce the new recipe.  How to make spicy sambal without any chilli pepper. The recipe is using other wild edible flowers.  The name is Jotang (Spilanthes acmella var. paniculata).  

Natural Anesthetic Plant

Natural Anesthetic Plant – Jotang (Spilanthes acmella var. paniculata)

As a natural anesthetic plant, nowadays Jotang (Spilanthes acmella var. paniculata) is currently common as a weed in gardens or rice fields. Grows shrubs in humid and wet areas. On the edge of ditches, gardens, and rice fields. Its species has a wide distribution range. We can found them from the lowlands to the highlands.