Peppermint

Peppermint is a mix between the spearmint and watermint plants. It originates from Europe. The main chemical make up of the peppermint essential oil is menthol (40.7%) and menthone (23.4%). Further components are menthyl acetate, 1,8-cineole, limonene, beta-pinene and beta-caryophyllene. Read more about peppermint and peppermint oil.

Uses for Peppermint

Headache

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nausea

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Baby Fever

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Narcolepsy

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Vomiting

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Charley Horses

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Indigestion

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Typhoid

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Itchy Hair

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Motion Sickness

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Hives

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Scanty Menstruation

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Jet Lag

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Sciatica

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Bell's Palsy

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Surgical Wound

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Diarrhea

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Tension Headache

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Fever

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Shock

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Rhinitis

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Dog Travel Sickness

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Itchy Skin

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Polyps

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Muscle Cramp

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Dog Heart Problem

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Nasal Congestion

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Huntington's Disease

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Crohn's Disease

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Impaired Taste

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Herpes Simplex

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Migraine Headache

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Throat Congestion

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Hypothyroidism

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Heartburn

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Paralysis

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Hiatal Hernia

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Halitosis (Bad Breath)

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Gastritis

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Memory Loss

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Irregular Menstruation

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Fainting

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Hot Flashes

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Gastric Ulcer

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Gene Mutation

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Halitosis (Bad Breath)

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digestive system

The organs and glands in the body that are responsible for... more

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