From Offene Naturführer
Redzic, S. J. 1. Juli 2006: Wild Edible Plants and Their Traditional Use in the Human Nutrition in Bosnia‐Herzegovina. In: Ecology of Food and Nutrition. Bd. 45, Nr. 3, , S. 189; 189–232, doi:10.1080/03670240600648963 (https://doi.org/10.1080/03670240600648963, abgerufen am 20. Oktober 2020).
Zusammenfassung: This article presents first systematical procedure results on traditional usage of wild, edible, vitaminous, and aromatic plants in the nutrition of human population in Bosnia and Herzegovina (W. Balkan peninsula; SE Europe). By method of an ethnobotanical interview, which comprised of over 250 persons, whose average age was 55, and by research on edible wild flora all around Bosnia and Herzegovina that extended over many years, detected were 308 plants belonging to 73 plant families that are being used in nutrition and diet of indigenous population. Edible wild plants are used as delicious vegetables, fruits, peer and spices, in either fresh, raw, or dried condition. Plants are being used for the making of cooked food (33%), fresh salads (19%), mush and bread (17%), or as fresh, wild fruits and drinks (13%) or as spices and ethno-pharmacological potions (10%). The majority of identified, wild edible plants may satisfy the daily human need for elementary nutrition material, particularly those of vitamins C and A, and for some minerals, according to the regulations of World Health Organization (WHO).