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Plant Information

Scientific Name: Agastache rugosa
Alternative Names: Korean Mint, purple giant hyssop, Indian mint, Blue licorice, Huo xiang, Chinese patchouli

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  • Perennial
  • Short-lived upright perennial with mint like aroma.
  • Frost hardy.
  • Sun.

Culinary Uses

  • Fresh/dried leaves flavour meat dishes and salads and make a pleasant tea.

Parts Used

  • The leaves and stems (aerial parts).

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Traditional Chinese medicine.
  • Aromatic, anti-bacterial herb that stimulates the digestive system relaxes spasms and helps to lower fever.
  • Relieves dyspepsia, nausea and vomiting.
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