Artemisia capillaris
Capillaris, Yin Chen Hao

Artemisia capillaris,
Capillaris, Yin Chen Hao

Light greenish-purple leaves of this perennial reach up to 6 feet in full sun. Softly aromatic, cool and lacy, native to northern China, Japan and Taiwan, yin chen hao is hardy in the coldest climes.

Grow specs: 6ft. 24" apart. Full sun. Average well-drained soil. Bitter and acrid, yin chen hao works on the liver, stomach, spleen and gall bladder to clear jaundice, fever and treat hepatitis. It is also used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as moxa.

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