Mother of all herb Variegated, Queen of Herbs, Five in One Herb, Five Seasons
Other Common Names - Queen of Herbs, Five in One Herb, Five Seasons Herb, Allherb, Country Borage, Indian Borage, Five Spice Herb, Chinese Three in One, Broad Leafed Thyme, Spanish Thyme, Spanish Sage, Puerto Rican Oregano
Coleus amboinicus syn. C. aromaticus, C. abroicus, Plectranthus amboinicus F. Lamiaceae
Sprawling, aromatic, perennial herb to 50cm, from subtropical Asia, with round, fleshy, hairy stems and oppositely forming thick, hairy, ovate-shaped leaves 4-10cm long, with serrated/scalloped margins. Spikes of two-lipped mauve/pink flowers rise above the foliage.
Plant in well-drained soil, sun or shade.
Chew a leaf for sore throat and coughs. Make tea for bronchitis, asthma coughs, and viral conditions, to relieve indigestion and stomach cramps, convulsions, as a liver tonic and for pain relief. A leaf can be rubbed or laid on the forehead, to relieve headaches.
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