| || How to Grow: In addition to its use as medicine, Coleus makes a very good plant for the households due to its evergreen foliage and scent. One plant either maintained in a pot of 25 to 30 cms size or in the ground is adequate for the purpose of medicine.|
Care regime: The plant requires periodic trimming to maintain its shape. It is a hardy plant and needs only occasional watering (twice a week). Excessive watering may cause the plant to rot.
Parts Used: Leaves
Collection :Mature leaves can be individually plucked by hand. Since the plant needs periodic pruning, leaves can also be collected from the pruned branches.