BO HE (薄荷)

Last updated: 2021-02-23  | 

BO HE (薄荷)

Menthae Herba (薄荷) is the dried aerial part of Mentha haplocalyx Briq., family Lamiaceae (Labiatae).

Other name  
Bohe (Chinese name), Peppermint


Traditional Chinese Medicine action
Pungent; cool. Enter lung and liver channels. Disperse wind-heat, clear and sooth head and eyes, soothe the throat, out-thrust rashes, soothe the liver to move qi.


Thai Traditional Medicine action 
Saranae (M. cordifolia Opiz ex Fresen): Herb in the same genus of plant producing Menthae Herba. Whole plant, topically used for contusion, headache; inhaled for refreshment; orally used as carminative.      


Usage and dosage  3-6 g, decoction for oral use. Add after the decoction is nearly done.


* Contraindication and precaution * 
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