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Agastache scrophulariifolia - Purple giant hyssop

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Korean mint , Agastache rugosa

Agastache rugosa is an aromatic herb in the mint family, native to East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Russian Primorye, Taiwan, and Vietnam).

Uses

poor digestion, fungal, abdominal bloating, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, chest congestion, Diarrhea, headaches.

Parts Used

Leaves, Seeds.

Chemical Composition

Seasonal variations in the chemical composition of leaves fromAgastache rugosa were analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Phytotoxic and antimicrobial activities of its essential oil were investigated by characterizing 31 components, primarily methylchavicol (80.24%),dl-limonene (3.50%), linalool (4.23%), 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethylidene)-cyclohexanone (3.84%), and β-caryophyllene (2.39%)[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit
English giant hyssop, prairie hyssop


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Tikta (Bitter), Kashaya (Astringent), Madhura (Sweet)

Guna

Laghu (Light)

Veerya

Sheeta (Cold)

Vipaka

Katu (Pungent)

Karma

Kapha, Vata

Prabhava

Habit

Perennial plant

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Simple Sheen Glossy Foliage Texture is Medium Foliage Sheen Glossy and Foliage Color is (Spring)Green, Purple
[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Unisexual 2-4cm long White Single Flower Interest is Showy and Flowers are Fragrant

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Showy Fruit No and Edible Fruit No and Fragrant Fruit No Fruit Color is Tan {{{6}}}

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Cuttings.

How to plant/cultivate

Prefers a sunny sheltered position and a well-drained soil[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Grassy places in mountains, valleys, less stony meadows.

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