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Mesona

Mesona is a genus in the Lamiaceae family.

One exemplar species in this genus is Mesona procumbens Hemsley, called xiancao (仙草) in Mandarin, sian-chháu in Ho-lo, and leung fan (涼粉) in Cantonese. It is said to be a diuretic, used in Taiwan as a hot viscous drink, or curded and served over ice.



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