Properties and Uses:
Properties and uses: oxygenator, antispasmodic, stomachic
, stimulant, nervine
, cardio tonic, febrifuge. Bodily influences: The therapeutic value Of Peppermint has its roots in herbal use from the beginning of man's first association with it. its leaves are chewed. Teas are made from its leaves as well as the oil. The use of these brings an exhilarating aromatic sensation as well as fresh oxygen for well being. A cup of tea will relieve baby's colic. A touch of oil to the tongue of a baby or adult will push distressful gas, from the body and settle the stomach. Very good for morning sickness. A partial list of its corrective abilities is: diarrhea, dizziness, convulsions, earache, fainting, fevers, stomach and bowel gas, nausea, restlessness, motion sickness, vomiting and heart palpitations.
Peppermint is an aromatic stimulant with carminative properties. Useful in flatulency, nausea, diarrhea; colic, nervous headache, heartburn, and as a flavoring agent. The oil and menthol are used externally in headache, neuralgia, etc.