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Perilla vs. Shiso

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Perillanoun

An East Asian herb with flavorful leaves used in cooking and as a garnish, Perilla frutescens. Also grown for the seeds, which contain an edible and industrially-useful oil.

Shisonoun

Any of several varieties of the herb Perilla frutescens, related to basil and mint, used in Japanese cooking; perilla.

Perillanoun

A genus of labiate herbs, of which one species (Perilla ocimoides, or Perilla Nankinensis) is often cultivated for its purple or variegated foliage.

Shisonoun

a plant of the mint family, native to eastern Asia, used as a herb in Japanese cooking.

Perillanoun

small genus of Asiatic herbs

Shiso

Perilla frutescens var. crispa, also known by its Japanese name shiso, is a cultigen of Perilla frutescens, a herb in the mint family Lamiaceae.

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Perilla

Perilla is a genus consisting of one major Asiatic crop species Perilla frutescens and a few wild species in nature belonging to the mint family, Lamiaceae. The genus encompasses several distinct varieties of Asian herb, seed, and vegetable crop, including P. frutescens (deulkkae) and P. frutescens var.

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