Herb latin name: Mosla scabra
Synonyms: Mosla punctulata, Ocimum scabrum
Medicinal use of Mosla scabra:Carminative.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Grassy slopes in lowland and hills all over Japan.
Edible parts of Mosla scabra:Young leaves - cooked. Although edible, they are not very pleasant.
Other uses of the herb:Used as a parasiticide. No more details are given.
Propagation of Mosla scabra:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ in mid to late spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Grassy slopes in lowland and hills all over Japan.
Known hazards of Mosla scabra:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.