Botanical name: Polygonum odoratum
Polygonum odoratum is a herbaceous perennial, also known as "Vietnamese coriander" or "rau ram", widely used in Asian cuisine.
Although the look and scent of this plant very memories that the Mind, between these two there is no relationship.
Usually they are consumed fresh leaves in salads, soups, stews, and egg rolls.
In Viet Nam the tradition says that this plant can repress sexual impulses. To this end, many Buddhist monks grow and eat its fresh leaves.