3-minute Chinese Medicine study---Mint 7/4/2018

Mentha(Mint) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae. It is estimated that 13 to 18 species exist, and the exact distinction between species is still unclear. Hybridization between some of the species occurs naturally. Wikipedia 3-minute Chinese Medicine study from Dr HU in Hengchun Health Centre. Be the best Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture clinic in South Africa.

薄荷,中药名。土名叫“银丹草”,为唇形科植物,即同属其他干燥全草,多生于山野湿地河旁,根茎横生地下,是一种有特种经济价值的芳香作物。它是发汗解热药,治流行性感冒、头疼、目赤、身热、咽喉、牙床肿痛等症。光明温室采摘的薄荷又是春节餐桌上的鲜菜,清爽可口。平常以薄荷代茶,清心明目。

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