japanese knotweed


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japanese knotweed

japanese knotweed

One of the world’s most invasive plants. Billions of dollars are spent trying to get rid of it, yet it could feed millions as a food source AND is a major source of resveratrol, a powerful anti-aging and anti-cancer agent. There is no excuse for starvation if this plant is around. It grows three feet a month, sends roots down ten feet, even through concrete, and as far as 60 feet out. Best parts are young shoots and unopened leaves, but whole plant is edible raw, steamed or cooked, even roots. Has tangy lemony taste from oxalic acid. Grows like bamboo and has hollow, bamboo-like stems. Young leaves are reddish-purple. Small green-white-pink 5-petal flowers. Very high in vitamin C. Antiinfection, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, tumor reduction, lowers cholesterol, elevates cyclic AMP, balances estrogen, mood swings, hit flashes, great for herpes, shingles, white blood cells, longevity, jaundice, liver, hepatitis, urinary tract, appendicitis, gallstones, yeast infection, rheumatoid arthritis, menopause, bacteria killer, anti-tumor, artherosclerosis, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, memory, nervous system, adrenals, asthma, lung, bronchitis, mucus. Transresveratrol even more bio-available than grape juice or red wine!
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A COUPLE claim they are imprisoned in their council home as their garden is consumed by pernicious Japanese knotweed. Chris and Marie Moore say they have had "five years of hell" after the aggressive plant took over the entire 70ft length of their Yardley Wood garden.
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has assessed the potential environmental impacts associated with releasing the Japanese knotweed psyllid (Aphalara itadori) to biologically control Japanese, Giant, and Bohemian knotweeds (Fallopia japonica, F.
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PLANS for 29 new detached houses in Ashington have been given the green light - subject to the site being checked for Japanese knotweed.
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HUDDERSFIELD is one of the worst affected areas in Yorkshire for destructive Japanese knotweed, research has found.
And now, the 10 places in Wales named the worst for the bamboo-like plague that is Japanese knotweed - which can grow 10cm a day in summer months and can reach up to three metres tall - have been revealed.
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