Mentha piperita  drawing of peppermint
Habitat Cultivated throughout Europe, Asia and North America
Constituents Volatile oil, flavonoids, phenolic acids, triterpenes
Actions Carminative
Antispasmodic
Diaphoretic
Stimulates bile production
Therapeutic uses Nausea — reduces nausea and the urge to vomit
Irritated bowel — relaxes the gut muscles and increases the flow of digestive juices and bile, reducing colic, griping, flatulence, diahrroea and constipation
Fever — useful in the treatment of fever, especialy in colds and flu
Mental well-being — eases anxiety, tension and hysteria
Migraine — eases migraine associated with digestion
absurditii blends Dawn — combined with calendula petals, hibiscus, raspberry leaf, cornflower petals, and rosehips

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