Latin name: Emex australis
Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)
Medicinal use of Doublegee:When eaten in quantity, the leaves have a laxative effect upon the body.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Found in many habitats, especially grass plains. A weed of waste ground and pastures.
Edible parts of Doublegee:Young leaves cooked. The leaves contain oxalates and are laxative in large quantities.
Propagation of the herb:Seed -
Cultivation of Doublegee:Found in many habitats, especially grass plains. A weed of waste ground and pastures.
Known hazards of Emex australis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.