Shiso

紫蘇

Shiso

Appearance 外觀

Red broad ovate leaves with pointy ends and serrated margins.

Growing Condition 生長條件

Grow best in full sunlight to partial shade, in fertile, well-drained soil.

Uses 用途

Herbal tea and salad; it can also be used in cooked applications, such as fried rice or ramen, or fried whole and used as a garnish.

Health Benefits 營養價值

Having properties of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant; high in iron and calcium and good for respiratory tract.