It has broad ovate leaves with pointy ends and serrated margins, arranged oppositely with long leafstalks. Leaves are usually purple or green in colour.
Growing Condition 生長條件
Shiso is perennial and may be cultivated as an annual in temperate climates.
The leaves have a unique flavor and can be used for making tea and flavoring, and can also be made into seed oil or powder for flavoring.
Health Benefits 營養價值
It can be used to treat vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain caused by eating fish and crabs. It also has the effect of stomach relieving, but it contains a lot of oxalic acid, so it should not be consumed in excess.