Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) is traditionally used for IBS and indigestion. Most research shows that taking peppermint oil by mouth reduces stomach pain and bloating.
Peppermint may help tension headaches by applying oil to the skin, relieve itchy skin, improve cognitive function, reduce tooth plaque and tooth aches, reduce bad breath, reduce spasms in the esophagus, relieve nausea and vomiting, and help sores inside the mouth.
Energetics: Cooling and drying
Properties: Antacid, anti-nausea, aromatic, carminative, diaphoretic, and digestive tonic. Soothing for the nervous system, stomach and colon.
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