Aphanochilus rugulosus (Hemsl.) Kudô
Elsholtzia labordei Vaniot
Elsholtzia mairei H.Lév.
Elsholtzia rugulosa is a much-branched, herbaceous perennial plant with stems that can become more or less woody and persist; it can grow from 30 - 150cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for medicinal use.
E. Asia - Myanmar, southeastern China, Vietnam
Hilly grasslands, waste areas, forests, thickets; at elevations from 1,300 - 2,800 metres[
The plant is used medicinally[
]. It is analgesic, antiinflammatory, antipyretic, depurative. It is used to treat respiratory diseases, indigestion, diarrhoea and dysentery[
The plant contains several medicinally active compounds including the essential oils thymol, 1,8-cincole, and carvacrol, plus nonvolatile constituents, including flavones and triterpenes[