Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa is made from a variety of precious natural herbs honey. It’s national-known popularly in China and was originated in the Qing dynasty. It has been very popular for centuries because of its remarkable effectiveness in thirst quenching and moistening the throat. It was invented by a provincial commander, whose mother suffered from bad chronic cough. His formulation cured his mother’s cough, so that this old lady asked his son to mass produce this cough syrup for other people. Nin jiom pei pa koa was ready for the market since then.
Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa means not just a simple herbal syrup to me. I remember those days when I was a sickly little girl, I got regular flu quite a lot – a fever, cough and sore throat. Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa become an indispensable remedy for me. My mom will always mix a tablespoon of Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa with water, and hand it over to me. That lightly sweet warm water flowed through my throat and gave me instant relive for my sore throat. It makes a magic when suppressing those flu symptoms and gives you immediate relive. It was not just the physical comfort that Pei Pa Koa brought to my throat, the emotional warmth matters much more to me.
We are not supposed to eat heavy food when we were sick. When I got sick, Pei Pa Koa became my only “snack”. Whenever I was craving for food, I would take a spoonful of Pei Pa Koa and lick the spoon till it shines! Feeling that cold minty syrup slowly running down my throat and esophagus, I felt that comforting cold in my mouth, throat and stomach. You will never think it’s a simple medication for flu, but also a dietary supplement or even snack.
Nin Jiom means the “remembrance of the mother” and has that special nostalgic meaning to Chinese people. I went to college far away from my home town, and I will always have Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa in my shelf. Simply looking at the package will give a peaceful mind.