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Peppermint

 Mentha piperita

Common Uses

Infusion

Tincture

Steam Inhalation

Cough & Cold Remedies

Compress

Massage Oil

Headache Relief

Spider & Bug Repellant

Settles the Stomach

Carminative

Promotes Digestion

Benefits Intestinal Function

Relaxes Tension

Reduces Spasms

Soothes Pain & Itching

Reduces Infectious Organisms (internally)

Potential Actions

Cautions

Not for Pregnancy or Lactation

Not for those with Epilepsy

Use caution for those with gastric hyperacidity

High doses may cause imbalances

Usually Contains

Essential Oils (terpenes & ketones)

Flavanoids

Tannins