Mint (bo he)

Nature: Cool; pungent, attributive to lungs and liver.


Mint / Mentha Arvensis

(bo he) 薄荷


 

 

Nature: Cool; pungent, attributive to lungs and liver.

 

Characteristics: The leaves and tender stalks of a perennial herb, highly aromatic and pungent, and has been widely used as spice or herbal tea. With its soothing property, it is best for treating common cold and minor digestive distress. It is nontoxic and is suitable for treating children.

 

Therapeutic effects: Expel common cold of wind-heat type; treat headache, eye pain, sore throat and sinus congestion; alleviate itching; ease indigestion.