Feb 4, 2011

11th Feb. Nanakusa Gayu

11th FEb. 2011 10:00am - 16:00pm
at Jonangu Shrine

Nanakusa ( the seven spring herbs ) is believed to purify the body and prevent illness.
The shrine offers Nanakusa Gayu ( rice gruel ) Nanakusa grown in the shrine's garden in it.

Here are the seven spring herbs below,

1. Water dropwort (seri, Oenanthe javanica)
2. Shepherd's purse (nazuna)
3. Cudweed (gogyo, Gnaphalium affine)
4. Chickweed (hakobera, Stellaria media)
5. Nipplewort (hotokenoza, Lapsana apogonoides)
6. Turnip (suzuna)
7. Daikon (suzushiro)

...I can't still remember what herbs are in.

Let's eat and make a good health !

Nanakusa Gayu : ¥450 ( not fixed yet )

Access: From CitySubway-Karasuma-line "Takeda Station"

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