Mint
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Mint in TCM:

Explore the properties of Mint according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):



Temperature: cool

Channels: LU, LV

Flavors: pungent

Special Properties:
circulates qi, clears heat, disperses wind


In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Mint is known for its ability to promote qi circulation, clear heat, and expel wind. It is specifically use to treat wind-heat.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Lung and Liver. The flavor of Mint is cool, and it is considered to be acrid in temperature.