Yomogi speckles the fields and roadside greenery of the spring season. Used in various dishes, from savory to sweet, the plant is also used to produce a substance called moxa for healing methods that date back over 1,000 years. The "queen of the herbs" is even mentioned in classical poetry. With health benefits thought to promote longevity, it's played a key role in Okinawan tradition. Dig in to discover more about this overlooked weed! (Reporter: GOW)
Reporter enjoying the scent of yomogi
Okinawan porridge
GOW enjoying Okinawan cuisine