Slek Knueng (ស្លឹកថ្នឹង)

Part(s) used for food preparation

Leaves and Fruit (Young) and Flower
Culinary use

Leaves and flower boiled into soup, all parts can be eaten raw with salt.
Medicinal properties

The plant is known to cure dermatitis. The stem cuts the mucus to help heal wounds. The root helps to release poisonous air, cure stomach ailments, sore muscles, stomach ache, flatulence.
Vernacular name : Slek Knueng (ស្លឹកថ្នឹង)
Botanical name : Aganonerion polymorphum
Other name : Sour-Soup Creeper, River-Leaf Creeper


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