Name: Perilia leaf
Biological Name: Folium petillae frutescentis
Other Names: Perilia leaf, Zi Su Ye
Parts Used: Leaf
Diaphoretic, carminative, antiemetic
Relieves wind cold, promotes sweating, circulates qi, relieves gastric congestion. It can be used for the common cold, cough, chest congestion, bloated stomach and abdomen, nausea, and vomiting. It is also used in cooking and as treatment to relieve symptoms related to seafood poisoning.
Dosage: 3-9 grams
Perilla leaf should not be used by those who have external diseases where there is already sweating or by those who have a damp-heat condition.
No other information available. Some herbs are known to react with your medication. Please consult your physician before starting on any herb.