The hemp agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum) belongs to Asteraceae (the Aster family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed widely from Europe to Asia and North Africa. This herb grows along streams and ditches, lower seashore cliffs, and up to a height of 60-150 cm. The stems are magenta tinged and covered with wooly hairs. The leaves are trilobate, rarely quintuple-partite, and arranged oppositely, and with lance-shaped lobes. The corymbs are borne atop of stems or terminal branches, and the "Fuji-bakama" (Eupatorium japonicum) -like, lavender, pink or magenta flower-heads bloom from July to September. The whole plant are aromatic and used for potpourri and herbal tea.