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An Old Chinese Herbal Supplement - Pei Pa Koa

Updated on January 11, 2017
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Jack is currently a volunteer at the Westchester County Archives. Jack has worked at IBM for over 28 years.


I was brought up taking this supplement for sore throat and coughs. It is very soothing and it works. I had no idea what it was made of. Growing up, I just took it for granted. I want to promote this old remedy. Often, mother does know best.

- Jan. 2017

What is Pei Pa Koa?

It is an herbal supplement in the form of a honey syrup. You can get it in any Chinese grocery store or medicine shop. It has been around for hundreds of years since the Qing Dynasty.

It is made from the following ingriedients.

  • Pummelo Peel
  • Ginger
  • Apricot seed
  • Menthol
  • Loquat leaf
  • Licorice root
  • Honey

What is it Good For?

This remedy was originated by Nin Jiom of Beijing. pei Pa Koa is good for lungs, help keep your skin radiant and good for health all year round. The recommended dosage is one tablespoon three times a day.

Store in a cool place.

The warning accompanying the product say if you are pregnant, nursing, taking prescribed medication under a Doctor's care, you should consult a doctor before taking this product.


I am a great fan of this product. Just to be transparent, I have no connection with the manufacture of this product or any financial dealings. I am just a satisfied consumer. I recomment this for sore throat and coughs. It is also very tastful.

© 2017 Jack Lee


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      Paula 13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Thumbs up Jack. Thanks. I'm always interested in herbal, holistic information. This is a brand new one to me so I'll check it out!

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      breakfastpop 13 months ago

      Okay, this is interesting. I have to look into it!