100% High Quality, Natural Dried Peppermint Herb
Hybrid perennial mint resulting from cross-pollination between the watermint and spearmint.
Infusion: For a single cup, use 1 heaped teaspoon and steep for five to ten minutes. Drink up to three times a day.
Name: Peppermint (Bo He in Traditional Chinese Medicine)
Scientific name: Mentha piperita, M. piperita L
Pharmacological properties: antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, antiyeast, antiviral, anticancer.
Traditional/naturopathic use: Peppermint is used to support digestion, relieve heartburn and wind, soothe sore throats, coughs, and reduce headaches and dizziness. It can also refresh the mind by helping to calm the nervous system.
Herbal energetics: aromatic and cooling
Qi deficiency/organs: lungs and liver
Contradiction: Too much may cause digestive discomfort. Is suitable during pregnancy, breastfeeding.
Homeopathy: Avoid drinking mint tea, and brushing your teeth for at least 30 mins before or after taking a homeopathic remedy as it is believed that mint decrease the potency of substances.