Peppermint is the dried aerial part of Mentha heplocalyx
Briq. (Fam. Labiatae).
To dispel wind-heat from the head and eyes,
and to promote eruption.
Headache in influenza, upper respiratory infection
and other epidemic febrile diseases at the inital stage; inflammation
of the eye, sore throat, ulcers in the mouth; rubella measles;
discomfort with feeling of distension in the chest and hypochondriac
be added when the decoction is nearly done.