Botanical name:Bambusa spp. and other species (note there is very little world wide agreement on the botanical names for bamboos); in particular Bambusa vulgaris
Common name: bamboo, ordinary bamboo
French name: bambou
Use the botanical name when ordering seeds (bulbs, etc.) or when looking up information in the library. Common names vary by nation, culture, and region, and sometimes the same common name is applied to different plants.
nutritional information (bamboo shoots):
Common name: bamboo shoots
French name: pousses de bambou
nutritional value per 1/2 cup of bamboo shoots:
Calories: 14 calories
Fat: 0.5 grams
Carbohydrates: asdf grams
Fibre: 2.5 grams
Potassium: 320 milligrams (9% of the recommended daily allowance)
Bamboo shoots are high in fibre and help defend against colon cancer. Bamboo shoots are high in potassium, which helps maintain a normal blood pressure and heart rate.
nutritional information (bamboo leaves):
Bamboo leaves are a nutritionally dense food high in bioactive phytonutrients. This includes several flavonoids that help fight free radicals, protect the circulatory system and the liver, and enhance the nervous system.
Cautions and contraindications: Bamboo is believed to be safe.
Non-toxic to animals The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Animal Poison Control Center has determined that bamboo has not been reported as having systemic effects on animals or as having intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. ASPCA
Wild gathering: Avoid wild gathering. Some plants are endangered species. Please grow your own herbs in your own goddess garden (or window boxes).
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