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Bo He 1 single serving package 1 gram

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Product Description

Bo He Granules, Single 1g Packet

Brand: TCM Zone

English name: Mentha, Field Mint

Chinese name: Bo He

Unit Size: Single 1g Packet

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

Taste: Acrid, aromatic - Bensky

Properties: cool - Bensky

Contraindications: This herb can deplete the qi and should not be used in debilitated patients who sweat profusely or in those with ascendant Liver yang - Bensky

Chinese Symptomology: Fever, cough, headache, red eyes, sore throat; rashes; pressure in the chest or flanks, emotional instability, and gynecological problems due to constrained Liver qi; abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea due to summerheat gastric disturbance - Bensky

Actions: Facilitates the dispersal of upper burner wind-heat, cools and clears the eyes and head, soothes the throat, facilitates the flow of Liver qi and expels turbid filth - Bensky

Pattern: Wind-heat; Rashes; Constrained Liver qi; Summertime gastric disturbance - Bensky

Channels Entered: Lung, Liver - Bensky


Bo He - Menthae Haplocalycis Herba

Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed

  • Disperses wind-heat, clears and benefits the head, eyes, and throat: for patterns of wind-heat with fever, cough, headache, red eyes, and sore throat.
  • Vents rashes: used in the early stages of rashes (such as measles) to induce the rash to come to the surface as a means of venting the wind and heat and thereby speed recovery.
  • Allows constrained Liver qi to flow freely: for constrained Liver qi with such symptoms as pressure in the chest or flanks, emotional instability, and gynecological problems.
  • Expels turbid filth: for problems such as summertime exposure to unclean qi leading to summerheat gastric disturbance (sha zhang), with abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and a thick, greasy, yellow tongue coating.

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