Scientific Name: Hedysarum alpinum
The root is eaten raw, either peeled or unpeeled. It is dipped in seal oil or eaten plain.
#01 Mashu in Carole's hand. The bark of the root is peeled away and the mashu is the white part.
Mashu roots, raw (Alaska Native) per 100 grams
Protein g 5.80
Total lipid (fat) g 2.40
Carbohydrate, by difference g 22.60
Phosphorus, P mg 67
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 11.0
Thiamin mg 0.100
Riboflavin mg 0.070
Niacin mg 1.300
Vitamin A, IU IU 16