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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Nutraceutical

[search terms: nutraceut, dietary, functional food, food additive, health food, gluten-free food, natural food, organic food, whole food, nutrition]

 

Plantago ovata

Desert Indianwheat, Blond Psyllium, Blond Plantago, Che Qian Zi, Dietary Fiber, Englishman's Foot, Indian Plantago, Ispágula, Isabgola, Isabgul, Ispagol, Pale Psyllium, Plantaginis Ovatae Semen, Plantaginis Ovatae Testa, Plantago Decumbens, Plantago Ispaghula, Ispaghula, Psilio, Psillium Blond, Psyllium, Psyllium Husk, Sand Plantain, Spogel

1.46

Lupinus angustifolius

Narrowleaf Lupine, Narrow-Leafed Lupin, Blue Lupin

1.21

Undaria pinnatifida

 

1.15

Curcuma longa

Common Turmeric

0.86

Cicer arietinum

Chick Pea, Garbanzo Bean, Ceci Bean, Channa, Bengal Gram

0.82

Gingko biloba

Maidenhair Tree

0.66

Salvia hispanica

Chia

0.60

Saw palmetto

 

0.57

Yucca schidigera

Mojave Yucca

0.49

Cichorium intybus

Chicory, Common Chicory

0.47

Garcinia cambogia

Garcinia Cambogia, Gambooge, Brindleberry, Brindall Berry, Malabar Tamarind, Assam Fruit, Vadakkan Puli, Northern Tamarind, Kudam Puli, Pot Tamarind

0.47

Lupinus albus

White Lupine, White Lupin

0.47

Brassica oleracea

Broccoli, Chinese Kale, Cauliflower, Kale, Savoy

0.44

Lupinus luteus

European Yellow Lupine

0.43

Euterpe oleracea

Assai Palm

0.39

Hedysarum coronarium

 

0.39

Laminaria japonica

Dashi Kombu

0.39

Ceratonia siliqua

St. John's Bread, Carob Tree

0.38

Ginko biloba

Maidenhair Tree

0.35

Basella alba

Vine Spinach, Red Vine Spinach, Climbing Spinach, Creeping Spinach, Buffalo Spinach, Malabar Spinach, Ceylon Spinach

0.34

Allium sativum

Cultivated Garlic, Garlic

0.33

Citrus aurantium

Bergamot Orange, Bitter Orange, Seville Orange, Sour Orange, Bigarade Orange, Marmalade Orange

0.33

Cynara scolymus

Globe Artichoke

0.32

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

Winged Bean, Goa Bean, Asparagus Pea, Four-Angled Bean, Four-Cornered Bean, Manila Bean, Mauritius Bean, Winged Pea

0.31

Chenopodium pallidicaule

Canihua, Cañihua, Canihua, Kañiwa

0.30

Ginkgo biloba

Maidenhair Tree

0.30

Lotus pedunculatus

Big Trefoil, Greater Bird's-Foot Trefoil, Marsh Bird's-Foot Trefoil

0.30

Amaranthus cruentus

Huautli, Alegría, Blood Amaranth, Red Amaranth, Purple Amaranth, Prince's Feather, Mexican Grain Amaranth, Shravani Maath

0.29

Vigna aconitifolia

Moth Bean

0.29

Ipomoea batatas

Sweetpotato, Sweet Potato

0.29

Agaricus bisporus

Common Mushroom, Button Mushroom, White Mushroom, Cultivated Mushroom, Table Mushroom, Champignon Mushroom, Swiss Brown Mushroom, Roman Brown Mushroom, Italian Brown, Italian Mushroom, Cremini Mushroom, Crimini Mushroom, Brown Cap Mushrooms, Chestnut Mushroom, Portobello Mushroom

0.28

Cimicifuga racemosa

Black Cohosh, Black Bugbane, Black Snakeroot, Fairy Candle

0.28

Lathyrus sativus

White Pea, Grass Pea, Blue Sweet Pea, Chickling Vetch, Indian Pea, Indian Vetch, White Vetch, Almorta, Alverjón, Guixa, Chícharos, Cicerchia, Sebere, Guaya, Khesari

0.26

Calliandra calothyrsus

 

0.26

Laminaria digitata

Oarweed

0.26

Ribes nigrum

European black currant, blackcurrant

0.25

Galactia longifolia

Longleaf Milkpea

0.24

Paxillus involutus

Brown Roll-Rim, Common Roll-Rim, Poison Pax

0.22

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Prince-Of-Wales Feather, Prince's Feather, Quelite, Blero, Quintonil

0.22

Pisolithus tinctorius

Horse Dung Fungus, Bohemian Truffle

0.22

Canavalia cathartica

Maunaloa

0.21

Onobrychis viciifolia

Sainfoin, Common Sainfoin

0.21

Laccaria laccata

Deceiver, Waxy Laccaria

0.21

Eleusine coracana

African Finger Millet, Caracan Millet, Koracan, Finger Millet

0.21

Amorphophallus konjac

Konjac, Konnyaku, Gonyak, Juruò, Konjak, Konjaku, Konnyaku Potato, Devil's Tongue, Voodoo Lily, Snake Palm, Elephant Yam

0.21

Punica granatum

Pomegranate, Granada, Granatapfel, Grenadine, Grenade, Granatäpple, Gránátalma, Pomogranà

0.21

Ephedra sinica

Chinese Ephedra

0.21

Chenopodium quinoa

Quinoa

0.21

Lens culinaris

Lentil

0.21

Acacia saligna

Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle, Orange Wattle, Blue-Leafed Wattle, Western Australian Golden Wattle, Port Jackson Willow

0.20

Ulva lactuca

 

0.20

Mucuna pruriens

Cowitch, Velvet Bean, Cowhage, Donkey Eye, Monkey Tamarind, Buffalo Beans

0.20

Plantago psyllium

Sand Plantain, French Psyllium, Dark Psyllium

0.20

Lupinus mutabilis

Tarwi, Tarhui, Chocho, Altramuz, Andean Lupin, South American Lupin, Peruvian Field Lupin, Pearl Lupin

0.20

Nothoscordum bivalve

Crowpoison, False Garlic

0.19

Vigna trilobata

 

0.19

Cortinarius globuliformis

 

0.19

Trifolium pratense

Red Clover

0.18

Opuntia sp

Walkingstick Cactus, Tasajo Cholla

0.18

Dolichos lablab

Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos Bean, Seim Bean, Lablab Bean, Egyptian Kidney Bean, Indian Bean, Australian Pea

0.18

Manihot esculenta

Cassava, Manioc, Yuca, Balinghoy, Kamoteng Kahoy, Tabolchu, Mogo, Mandioca, Tapioca-Root, Kappa, Manioc Root

0.18

Digitaria exilis

Fonio

0.18

Actaea racemosa

Black Baneberry, Black Cohosh, Black Bugbane, Black Snakeroot, Fairy Candle

0.18

Ulva rigida

 

0.18

Ceratotheca triloba

Wild Foxglove, Poppy Sue

0.17

Oenothera biennis

Common Evening Primrose, Evening Star, Sun Drop

0.17

Phaseolus mungo

Urad Dal, Black Gram, Black Lentil, White Lentil, Black Matpe Bean

0.17

Colocasia esculenta

Coco Yam

0.17

Corymbia aparrerinja

Ghost Gum

0.16

Vaccinium myrtillus

Whortleberry

0.16

Bertholletia excelsa

Brazilnut, Brazil Nut

0.16

Phaseolus lunatus

Sieva Bean, Butter Bean, Lima Bean

0.16

Opuntia ficus-indica

Barbary Fig, Indian Fig Opuntia, Barbary Fig, Cactus Pear, Spineless Cactus, Prickly Pear

0.16

Camellia sinensis

Assam Tea, Tea Plant, Tea Shrub

0.16

Mucuna gigantea

Seabean

0.16

Aspalathus linearis

Rooibos

0.16

Cantharellus cibarius

Chanterelle, Golden Chanterelle, Girolle

0.15

Linum usitatissimum

Common Flax, Linseed

0.15

Panax ginseng

Chinese Ginseng, Ginseng

0.15

Guilandina moringa

 

0.15

Cajanus cajan

Pigeonpea, Pigeon Pea, Kardis, Gandule Bean, Tropical Green Pea, Kadios, Congo Pea, Gungo Pea, Gunga Pea, Fio-Fio, Mgb'mgb', No-Eye Pea, Toor Dal, Arhar Dal,Togari Bele, Thuvaram Paruppu, Kandi Pappu

0.15

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry, Aronia Berry

0.15

Sinapis nigra

 

0.15

Stevia rebaudiana

Candyleaf

0.15

Sophora microphylla

Kowhai

0.15

Macrotyloma geocarpa

Geocarpa Groundnut, Hausa Groundnut, Kersting's Groundnut

0.15

Canavalia gladiata

Sword Jackbean, Sword Bean, Chamma Kaya, Tammi Kaya, Valavaraik-Kay, Valavaran-Gai

0.14

Sesbania grandiflora

Vegetable Hummingbird

0.14

Manihot utilissima

Cassava, Manioc, Yuca, Balinghoy, Kamoteng Kahoy, Tabolchu, Mogo, Mandioca, Tapioca-Root, Kappa, Manioc Root

0.14

Panicum coloratum

Kleingrass, Blue Panicgrass, White Buffalograss, Bambatsi Panic, Makarikari Grass, Coolah Grass

0.14

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Cranberry

0.14

Acacia cyanophylla

Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle, Orange Wattle, Blue-Leafed Wattle, Western Australian Golden Wattle, Port Jackson Willow

0.14

Corchorus tridens

Wild Jute

0.14

Canavalia ensiformis

Wonderbean, Common Jack Bean, Jack Bean, Feijão-De-Porco

0.13

Vigna mungo

Black Gram

0.13

Pennisetum orientale

Oriental Pennisetum, White Fountaingrass

0.13

Theobroma cacao

Cacao

0.12

Dolichos ensiformis

 

0.12

Senecio spathulatus

 

0.12

Bassia latifolia

Mahwa, Mahua, Iluppai

0.12

Acacia rigidula

Blackbrush Acacia, Chaparro Prieto

0.12

Atriplex nummularia

Old Man Saltbush, Bluegreen Saltbush, Giant Saltbush

0.12

Amaranthus caudatus

Love-Lies-Bleeding, Love-Lies-A'bleeding, Pendant Amaranth, Tassel Flower, Velvet Flower, Foxtail Amaranth, Quilete

0.12

Citrullus vulgaris

Watermelon

0.12

Lathyrus annuus

Annual Vetchling, Red Fodder Pea, Annual Yellow Vetchling

0.12

Ilex paraguariensis

Mate, Yerba Mate

0.12

Panax quinquefolius

American Ginseng

0.12

Sisymbrium thellungii

 

0.12

Hevea brasiliensis

Bentham's Hevea, Caucho

0.11

Sphenostylis stenocarpa

African Yam Bean

0.11

Trifolium subterraneum

Subterranean Clover

0.11

Humulus lupulus

Japanese Hop

0.11

Silybum marianum

Blessed Milkthistle

0.11

Boscia senegalensis

Senegal Boscia, Hanza

0.11

Vigna umbellata

Rice Bean

0.11

Arctostaphylos obispoensis

Serpentine Manzanita, Bishop Manzanita

0.11

Mucuna monosperma

 

0.11

Serenoa repens

Saw Palmetto

0.11

Acacia senegal

Gum Arabic, Rfaudraksha, Gum Acacia, Gum Arabic Tree, Gum Senegal Tree

0.11

Lotus corniculatus

Bird's-Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Deervetch

0.11

Adansonia digitata

Baobab, Kremetart, Kuka, Seboi, Mowana, Shimuwu, Muvhuyu, Dead-Rat Tree, Monkey-Bread Tree, Upside-Down Tree, Cream Of Tartar Tree

0.11

Agathosma apiculata

 

0.11

Borago officinalis

Common Borage, Borage, Starflower

0.10

Perilla frutescens

Beefsteakplant, Shiso

0.10

Leucaena leucocephala

White Leadtree, Jumbay, White Popinac

0.10

Sesbania sesban

Egyptian Riverhemp

0.10

Vigna subterranea

Bambarra Groundnut

0.10

Aloe vera

Chinese Aloe, Indian Aloe, True Aloe, Barbados Aloe, Burn Aloe, First Aid Plant

0.10

Hypericum perforatum

 

0.10

Sesbania aculeata

 

0.10

Lepidium meyenii

Maca, Maca-Maca, Maino, Ayak Chichira, Ayak Willku

0.10

Pentaclethra macrophylla

Oilbean Tree

0.10

Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Lingonberry

0.10

Hebeloma crustuliniforme

 

0.10

Guizotia abyssinica

Guioa, Wild Quince

0.10

Fagopyrum tataricum

Tartary Buckwheat, Duckwheat, India Buckwheat, India Wheat, Green Buckwheat, Bitter Buckwheat

0.10

Archidendron monadelphum

 

0.10

Cryptantha albida

New Mexico Cryptantha, New Mexico Catseye

0.10

Panicum urvilleanum

Desert Panicgrass, Silky Panicgrass

0.10

Vaccinium angustifolium

Lowbush Blueberry

0.10

Vigna sinensis

 

0.10

Triticum monococcum

 

0.10

Eugenia klotzschiana

Pêra-Do-Campo

0.10

Abutilon theophrasti

Velvetleaf, China Jute, Buttonweed, Butterprint, Pie-Marker, Indian Mallow

0.10

Sesamum indicum

 

0.10

 

 


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