Plant ID forum: Please help identify

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amy4hsales
Aug 30, 2017 10:27 AM CST
I got this plant from a Mexican lady, she says it's medicinal and one should eat a few leaves daily, but she doesn't know the name of it. She has one that's about 3 feet tall. The leaves taste nutty.

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Name: Rj
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crawgarden
Aug 30, 2017 1:49 PM CST
Just me, i think I would wait until you have a positive id before trying it, does it have any flowers that you know of?
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greene
Aug 30, 2017 5:29 PM CST
Is there any way you could visit the woman and take photos of a more mature plant? That might be helpful.
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Zencat
Aug 30, 2017 5:30 PM CST
Personally, I wouldn't taste anything if I didn't know what it was.

What medicinal purpose did she say it had?
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tofitropic
Aug 30, 2017 7:31 PM CST
Looks like moringa oleifera seedling, one that we call miracle tree, but again, it will be better to have older specimen's picture as well as flower, as other member suggest. Be fully-care on any plant, and be careful as well.
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