|Mentha x piperita is a low-growing, perennial aromatic in the mint family (Lamiaceae) and is thought to be native to the Mediterranean region. The essential oil and leaf preparations have many uses, chief among them relieving stomach ailments, headaches, and cold and flu symptoms.
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Additional ABC Peppermint Resources
Healthy Ingredients Peppermint profile
Peppermint leaf and peppermint oil monographs from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.
Peppermint leaf and peppermint oil monographs from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.
Peppermint Profile 2006; 72:1,4-5
Systematic Review of Peppermint, HC# 060586-365, November 25, 2008
Peppermint Oil Capsules Reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms, HC# 080676-345, January 31, 2008
Medicinal Uses and Effectiveness of Peppermint Oil, HC# 050372-341, November 30, 2007
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