Carminative, anti-spasmodic, digestive aid, anti-inflammatory, aromatic, diaphoretic, antiemetic, nervine, anti-microbial, analgesic.
Best carminative agents available. May have a relaxing effect on visceral muscles. For flatulence and to stimulate bile and digestive juice secretion. May be useful for persons suffering from intestinal colic, flatulent dyspepsia, and irritable bowel syndrome. May help to relieve vomiting due to pregnancy and travel sickness. May be useful in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Prescribed medicinally for queasiness, vomiting and diarrhea, stomach ulcers and colic nerve pains. May be used to treat lack of appetite. As a nervine it may act as a tonic, easing anxiety, tension, and hysteria. For rheumatism. For under active gall bladder. Good during colds and flu, fever, and for nasal catarrh. May be beneficial in the treatment of painful periods and nervous headaches. It may assist in keeping the mind clear, as well as assisting memory and calming exam-time nerves
Directions to use:
Infusion: Pour 1 cup of boiling water onto 1 heaped teaspoon of herb. Let it infuse for 10min. Strain and drink as often as desired.
Do not give to children under 3 years. Peppermint can reduce milk flow in nursing mothers. Safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Consult with a medical practitioner before use.