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Purple Shiso SC
Purple Shiso SC 2

Purple Shiso (0.1gm, approx 50 seeds)

RM5.00

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Perilla frutescens var. crispa
紫色紫苏

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Product Description

Bushy plant with large indented leaves. Also decorative as accent plant in the border. Deep purple-red leaves with coriander-cinnamon-citrus-like flavour. The tiny red seedlings are highly ornamental and tasty in salads, and with raw fish. Preferred for pickling as the leaves dye the vinegar pink. Also named Red Mint

 

Uses

Culinary

Use as a garnish and as a possible antidote to food poisoning. Leaf extracts have shown antioxidant, antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, anorexigenic, and tumor-preventing properties.

Medicine

The leaves, stems and seeds of shiso are often used in Oriental medicine. It is a pungent, aromatic, warming herb that is antibacterial, antidote, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitussive, aromatic, carminative, diaphoretic, emollient, expectorant, pectoral, stomachic and tonic. The leaves are used in the treatment of colds, chest stuffiness, vomiting, abdominal pain etc. The seed is antiasthmatic, antitussive, emollient and expectorant. It is used internally in the treatment of asthma, colds and chills, nausea, abdominal pain, food poisoning and allergic reactions (especially from seafood), bronchitis and constipation. The stems are a traditional Chinese remedy for morning sickness. This herb should be avoided by pregnant women.

 

Additional Information

Weight 0.001 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 30.00 cm

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