Herb latin name: Veronica didyma
Synonyms: Veronica polita
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Medicinal use of Veronica didyma:A decoction of the plant is used in the treatment of dysmenorrhoea and metrorrhagia.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Sunny places and waste ground in lowland all over Japan.
Edible parts of Veronica didyma:Young leaves and stems - raw or cooked.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow spring in situ. An autumn sowing might also succeed.
Cultivation of Veronica didyma:Sunny places and waste ground in lowland all over Japan.
Known hazards of Veronica didyma:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.