Herba Agastaches seu Pogostemi （Agastache rugosa，藿香）
The herb has the latin name called Herba Agastaches seu Pogostemi, is found
Medicinal Functions and Indications
It is a highly effective drug for heat stroke and summer heat, due to its property that it is able to disperse summer-heat, transforms dampness of the spleen and stops vomiting. It can also be used for treatment of weak digestion, lack of appetite, diarrhea, dysentery, and coughing, bad breath and chest or abdomen tightness. It is also used for restlessness, anxiety, headache and angina. It is thus anti-diarrhea, good for the stomach; and it is also found to be anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and mild sedative. Research has shown that it possesses antibiotic effect in vitro on many pathogenic fungi and leptospirosis.
It has not many side effects and is relatively safe for long term use and this is not to be used in yin deficient with heat and stomach fire.
It contains patchouli alcohol, patchouli pyridine, eugenol, cinnamic aldehyde and pogostol. It contains essential oil such as mgthyl chavicol, D-imonene, anisaldehyde, linalool, caryophyllene, β-Humluene, cymene, limonene, pinene, P-pinene, agastacho and sesquiterpene.