Barberry - Nepalese
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Blossoms of Nepalese Barberry
Berberis aristata
Barberry - Nepalese

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A well-flavoured fruit, it has a sweet taste with a blend of acid, though there is a slight bitterness caused by the seeds. It is dried and used like raisins in India. The fruit contains about 2.3% protein, 12% sugars, 2% ash, 0.6% tannin, 0.4% pectin. There is 4.6mg vitamin C per 100ml of juice. Flower buds are added to sauces.


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