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Benefits and uses of Peppermint

Benefits and uses of Peppermint


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Hello, my fellow herb lovers, today we will be covering the benefits of peppermint. Peppermint (Mentha × piperita) is a herb in the mint family that is a hybrid of water mint and spearmint. Nowadays you can find peppermint all around the world, but It is indigenous to Europe and Asia. Peppermint is a common garden herb known for its primary active ingredient, menthol. Menthol acts as a cooling agent on the skin which relieves pain and irritation, while also preventing infection because it stimulates blood flow.


Benefits from mint containing Mentha

Mint is an incredible herb because it aids in digestion, it can help relieve stomach pain, gas, bloating. Mint is also known to effectively relieve indigestion and upset stomachs. According to Keith Pearson “Peppermint oil contains a compound called menthol, which is thought to help alleviate IBS symptoms through its relaxing effects on the muscles of the digestive tract.” Mint can repel bugs naturally. It can also relieve itchiness on the skin. Mint prompts hair growth and reduces dandruff. It is also used to freshen breath and support oral health. It can increase energy and improve exercise. Mint can relieve muscle and joint pain. The properties of mint can prompt sinus care and respiratory health. It helps enhance your mood. Suppresses hunger.

Products we have that contain Mentha? 

  •  Herbal Headache Relief Salve 
  • My thicker beard balm salve
  • Menstrual cramp relief salve
  • Happy hair scalp massage salve
  • Raspberry mint salve

Disclaimer we are not physicians we do not claim to diagnose, treat, cure any diseases or conditions we advise to consult with your primary health care specialist or physician before changing your dietary prescription or medical routine.


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