Sedum – Hylotelephium telephium
Swedish name: Körleksört
Parts used: Root, stem & leaves.
Use juice from leaves on skin, like Aloe vera. Antibacterial properties to help wounds heal better.
One of the 14 most important plants for survival situations in the wild. (Northern Hemisphere)
Leaves carry substantial amounts of water.
Root contains 10% carbohydrates.
The roots has been called “Mountain Potatoes” in Finnland.
You need to eat the roots from about 10-15 plants to cover your daily need for carbohydrates.
Can be eaten raw or boiled to get a more gentle taste.
Can also be dried and ground to powder.