Aphanochilus flavus Benth.
Elsholtzia flava is a perennial plant with erect, sparingly-branched stems that become more or less woody and persist; it can grow from 60 - 260cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and a medicine.
E. Asia - northern India, Nepal, Bangladesh, southern China (Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang)
Shady ravines and moist places in oak forests; at elevations from 1,600 - 3,000 metres[
]. Open cultivated areas, valleys, forest margins, thickets; at elevations from 1,000 - 2,900 metres[
Seeds - raw or pickled[
The leaves are crushed and applied as a poultice in the treament of scabies[
The plant is antipyretic[