Herb: Shiny Elsholtzia
Latin name: Elsholtzia splendens
Synonyms: Elsholtzia angustifolia
Medicinal use of Shiny Elsholtzia:The whole plant contains an essential oil , monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes. It is used in Korea in the treatment of headaches, fevers, diarrhoea and oedema.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Grassy areas in mountains in Korea. Hills and grassy areas at elevations up to 300 metres in China.
Propagation of Shiny Elsholtzia:Seed - sow late spring in situ.
Cultivation of the herb:Grassy areas in mountains in Korea. Hills and grassy areas at elevations up to 300 metres in China.
Known hazards of Elsholtzia splendens:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.