The leaves can be eaten raw or cooked and are added to salads, curries, or cooked as a vegetable.
It is a remarkably important medicinal herb that is widely used in Asia and is becoming more popular in Western society as an adaptogen.
It is a tonic herb used to revitalize and strengthens nervous function and memory and as a cleansing herb, helping with skin and digestive disorders
It improves healing internally and externally. Extracts increase collagen and firm the skin when used cosmetically.