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Originally grown in Mainland China, Europe and Siberia, great burdocks were imported to Taiwan from Japan, during the time of Japanese occupation. In Japan, great burdock is regarded as daily dish in a family and also described as “a choice to increase masculinity”. In Taiwan, great burdocks have been listed among the high economic-value farm produces. Easily stored by freezing, they are available all year round. A number of varieties include Liuchuan Lihsiang, Pai Chi, Lung Yeh Chuan, Kui Pai Chi, and Tungpei Lihsiang.
◆Production Season : All year round.
◆ Composition of Nutrition (%) : Calorie 98, moisture 74, protein 2.5, fat 0.7, carbohydrates 21.8, fiber 1.7, ash 1, Vitamin A, B1, & C, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, & iron.