Peppermint[1]

Healing Properties

  • Analgesic
  • Antiemetic: effective against vomiting and nausea.
    • Antiemetics are typically used to treat motion sickness and the side effects of opioid analgesics, general anaesthetics, antipsychotic medication and chemotherapy directed against cancer.
  • Antispasmodic: used to relieve spasm of involuntary muscle.
  • Stimulating Nervine: used to stimulate the nerves.
  • Stimulating Diaphoretic: used when a person has a fever but they feel chilled and are shivering. This herb supports the body's desire to increase internal temperatures.

Disease / Symptom Treatment

  • Hiccups
  • Upset Stomach
  • Bad Breath
  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Fever
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Headaches
  • Itching and Inflammation of the skin
    • externally applied

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