Organic Peppermint Leaf
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Common name peppermint
Botanical name Mentha x piperita L.
Overview Peppermint is a popular traditional remedy for a number of conditions. It is believed that some stomach discomfort and nervousness can be relieved by drinking peppermint tea. Peppermint contains the active ingredient, menthol, which is thought to loosen phlegm and soothe coughs, relieves the pressure caused by migraine headaches. Peppermint leaves are frequently added to eye pillow formulas to assist in relieving headaches. Since peppermint produces a cooling and numbing affect on the skin, it is sometimes used in body cream formulations to help with skin irritations.
Typical usage and preparations Tea is the most common and best employed use of this ingredient, also can be encapsulated and used in oil form. Peppermint leaves are fabulous when used in natural cosmetics and homemade soap.
Precautions No known precautions