Organic Perilla Seeds, called "Shi-So" is a very popular herb in Japan and many other Asian countries. Perilla seed provides a rich soure of acid. Omega-3 fatty acids. Have numerous health benefits for the body. The seed is believed, in Chinese medicine, to offer health benefits for the large intestives and the langs. In Eeat Asia, it is common for the seeds to be finely ground or crushed into a powder.