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Perilla Oil Benefits

Perilla OilPerilla oil is one of the special therapeutic herbal extracts which is used in folk medicines of South East Asia nations like Korea, Japan, China, India, Laos, Vietnam, and others. Perilla oil is a natural product extracted from perilla herb (Perilla frutescens),a member of Mint family,  which grows in plenty in tropical regions of the Northern hemisphere. In our times, it is cultivated also in Canada and the US since it obtains more and more popularity as a culinary spice (quite widely used in Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines). In some nations, perilla oil is also used for cooking. Seeds and leaves of the herb are used for producing perilla oil by steam distillation, and many alternative medicine promoters recommend using this natural product for a variety of health conditions. (more…)