Cleavers is nutritious and is a good purifying tonic. Raw, the leaves taste mild and slightly salty, and some have just a faint bitterness. But the texture is unpleasant - like eating velcro.
The leaves can be cooked to improve the texture, or the raw leaves and stems can be juiced and added to other foods and drinks.
Cleavers lemonade recipe
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