What Are The Uses Of Peppermint?
Peppermint (also known as Mentha piperita) is a herb widely used in Indian households. It can be used in the form of leaf, leaf extract, oil and leaf water. It is widely used in traditional medicine also. It:
- Reduces stomach pain, gas, bowel movements in irritable bowel syndrome patients, bloating, feeling of fullness and stomach spasms, breast feeding discomfort, migraine headache.
- Improves mental function.
- Relieves stress, pain due to shingles, cough, and symptoms of cold, muscle (or) nerve pain.
- Treat tooth ache, nausea, vomiting, infections, morning sickness, and bacterial over growth in intestines, inflammation of the mouth and respiratory tract lining, painful menstrual periods.
What Are The Side Effects Of Peppermint?
What Are The Contraindications Of Peppermint?