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“San-nin” is a shell ginger in Okinawan dialect or “Getto” in Japanese. San-nin grows wild everywhere on Okinawa and is very easy to find.


It has a pleasant smell, but is also an effective insect repellant. In Okinawa, makers of “moo-chi,” sweets similar to Japanese “mochi,” use san-nin leaves to cover the treat usually consumed on Dec.8th of the lunar calendar.


Please try to have a taste, if you have a chance!



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