Name: Peppermint (薄荷)
Pinyin: Bo He
Pharm. Name: Herba Semen Menthae
Disperse wind-heat, clear the head, improve eyesight, relieve sore throat, promote eruption, expel wind and relieve itching
Bo He has the action of dispersing exterior pathogen and has a certain extent of curing sweats, 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.