Peppermint decoction 325ml
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Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is an aromatic perennial herbaceous shrub which belongs in the family Lamiaceae. It is indigenous to Europe and the Middle East, but is now widely spread and the mint scented leaves that are rich in essential oil are cultivated in many regions of the world.
Peppermint is a sterile hybrid which is a cross between Watermint (Mentha aquatica) and Spearmint (Mentha spicata). Being a sterile hybrid the plant cannot be grown from seed and can only be propagated from rootstocks, cuttings and runners.
Peppermint contains vitamins A, C and folate plus minerals like Calcium, Iron, Manganese and Magnesium, all of which contribute to a multitude of health benefits including antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties which can help with a variety of things including, assisting to fight clogged up sinuses due to infections and allergies.
Peppermint can also act as a muscle relaxant and pain reliever. It can help diminish certain types of headaches, increases blood flow and can provide a cooling sensation, which can help ease pain.
Ingredients: Organic Peppermint, 0p.p.m distilled water.
How to use: As directed by your health care professional.
Hazards/Cautions: Avoid contact with eyes.
Storage instructions: store in a fridge.
Use By Date: Please see label.
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(2)Peppermint Oil BENJAMIN KLIGLER, M.D., M.P.H., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York SAPNA CHAUDHARY, D.O., Beth Israel Continuum Center for Health and Healing, New York, New York Am Fam Physician. 2007 Apr 1;75(7):1027-1030.
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(4)Effectiveness of topical peppermint oil on symptomatic treatment of chronic pruritus Lotfy T Elsaie,1, Abdelraouf M El Mohsen,1 Ibrahim M Ibrahim,1Mahmoud H Mohey-Eddin,1 and Mohamed L Elsaie2 doi: [10.2147/CCID.S116995]
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