Bo He, Peppermint, Herba Menthae, Wild Mint
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Common Name: Peppermint
Chinese Name: Bo He 薄荷
Latin Name: Herba Menthae
Other Name: Wild Mint, Herb Of Wild Mint, Mentha Canadaensis, 蕃荷菜、菝蕑、吴菝蕑、南薄荷、猫儿薄苛、野薄荷、升阳菜薄苛、蔢荷、夜息药、仁丹草、见肿消、水益母、接骨草、土薄荷、鱼香草、香薷草
Origin: Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi Province, China
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place
More About This TCM (In English):
Pungent, cool; lung and liver meridians entered.
Disperse wind-heat, clear the head, improve eyesight, relieve sore throat, promote eruption, expel wind and relieve itching.
A. Wind-heat exterior syndrome or warm diseases at the defense system
Bo He has the action of dispersing exterior pathogen and has certain extent action of including sweating because of strong pungent taste having dispersing effect. So it is usually used for treating common cold caused by wind-heat and warm diseases at the defense system.
B. Dizziness and headache, blood-shot eyes with more tears, sore and itching throat, pruritus
Bo He also has the good action of clearing head and throat, expelling wind to stop itching. For treating the headache and vertigo due to wind and heat attacking upwards.
C. Unsmooth eruption of measles at the early stage
It can treat unsmooth eruption of measles due to exterior wind-heat and dominance of heat in the interior. For letting out skin eruption and expelling pathogenic wind-heat to promote eruption of measles.
In addition, it also has the function of soothing liver and moving qi, resolving dampness and harmonizing the middle. It can be used to treat symptoms of stagnation of liver qi, hypochondriac distending pain and distension of stomach and abdomen, vomiting and diarrhea due to receiving summer-damp qi.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~10 g. But it should be decocted later than other herbs. Bo He Ye is good at inducing sweat and releasing exterior, Bo He Geng is skilled in moving qi and harmonizing the middle.
Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
薄荷，为唇形科薄荷属植物薄荷 Mentha haplocalyx Briq.的干燥地上部分。夏、秋二季茎叶茂盛或花开至三轮时，选晴天，分次采割，晒干或阴干。
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