Common Name: Perilla Vine Botanical Name: Perilla fruitescens folium Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Zi Su Geng Zi Su Geng Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct use. Zi Su Geng Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Zi Su Geng Benefits & Information
Zi Su Geng, a member of the mint family, is a traditional Chinese herb used for a variety of benefits, each depending on the part of the plant in use. Leaves are used in cooking and the plant has a high oil content. In traditional Chinese medicine the stem is used to regulate the flow Qi in the chest, soothe the middle energizers, quiet the fetus and ease pain. Zi Su Geng benefits digestive health. Zi Su Geng Properties: Warm, Sweet, Pungent, Acrid Zi Su Geng Channels: Liver, Lung, Spleen, Large Intestine, Stomach Zi Su Geng Naturally Occurring Components: alpha linoleic acid, caryophyllene, flavones, linoleic acid, menthol, stearic acid, amino acids, camphene, fiber, lipids, omega fatty acids, volatile oil, beta carotene, carotenoids, eicosenoic acid, limonene, lutein, phenolic acid, rosmarinic acid, vitamins, minerals
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