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Bo He

Common Name

Peppermint

Pharmaceutical Latin

Herba Menthae Haplocalycis

What it is:

Bo He, or peppermint herb, is a pungent and cool herb used in TCM to clear the head and eyes, and promote the dispersal of wind-heat. It is associated with the Lung and Liver meridians. Bo He is known for its ability to clear heat, soothe the throat, and relieve spasms. It is often used in formulas to treat patterns of wind-heat, such as fever, headache, and sore throat.

How it can help:

  • Clears heat and promotes the dispersal of wind-heat
  • Soothes the throat and relieves spasms
  • Treats fever, headache, and sore throat

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