perilla

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perilla (p·riˑ·l),

n Perilla frutescens L.; parts used: seeds, dried leaves; uses: allergies, antispasmodic, antiemetic, upper respiratory complaints; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
beefsteak plant or
wild coleus.
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Flotation samples from earlier Jomon contexts in Kyushu are needed, and the contexts of azuki, beefsteak plant, and soybean need further study.