Agastache rugosa (Photo: *)
Agastache rugosa (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Kuntze
* Revisio Generum Plantarum 2:511. 1891
Agastache rugosa (Korean Mint, Blue Licorice, Purple Giant Hyssop, Huo xiang, Indian Mint, Patchouli Herb, Wrinkled Giant Hyssop; syn. Lophanthus rugosus Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) is a medicinal and ornamental plant in the Lamiaceae family.
It is called (Chinese: 藿香; pinyin: huò xiāng) in Chinese and it is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Chemical compounds found in the plant include:
* Estragole, Plant
* P-Anisaldehyde, Plant
* P-Methoxy-cinnamaldehyde, Shoot
* Pachypodol, Leaf
The plant has antibacterial, antifungal, antipyretic, aromatic, anticancer, carminative, diaphoretic, febrifuge, refrigerant, and stomachic properties, among others.
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