Lindera strychnifolia at a former site of a tea house(Chaya Ato no Tendaiuyaku)


Secret medicine of perpetual youth and longevity at a former site of a tea house

Tendai Uyaku (Lindera strychnifolia), medicine of perpetual youth and longevity, is said to have been sought by Qin Shi Huang (the first emperor of unified China). Tendai Uyaku trees are growing at the ruins of Kakihara-jaya Teahouse. Dried roots of Tendai Uyaku are used to create herbal medicine.


Mikoshi, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
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A one-hour walk from Funatama-jinja Shrine branching point of Akagi-goe Section, and also a one-hour walk from Yunomine Onsen

Recommended spot

Branching point of Akagi-goe Section > Yunomine Onsen(Akagi-goe Section)