Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita

Habitat: Grown commercially throughout Europe, Asia and North America.

Parts Used: Leaf

Key Actions:
  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Diaphoretic
  • Analgesic
  • Sedative
  • Bitter
  • Carminative
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Antiemetic
  • Nervine
  • Antimicrobial

Traditional Uses:

  • Gas
  • Nausea
  • Cramps
  • IBS
  • Bad breath
  • Belching
  • Bloating
  • Colic
  • Colds & Flu
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Itchy Skin
  • Respiratory distress
  • Anxiety
  • Tension
  • Dysmennorhea
  • Fever
  • Rheumatism
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma

Contraindications: Do not use during pregnancy without the assistance of a trained medical professional. Discuss use with a doctor or trained medical professional if taking prescription medication.


  • Tea
  • Tincture
  • Infused oil
  • Salve

Disclaimer: This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, cure, prevent or treat any disease. Information is provided for educational purposes only, it is not to be used as medical advice. Use this herb at your own risk. We are not responsible for dosage mistakes, misuse, or adverse reactions. Each person reacts differently to each plant and you should always exercise caution when taking herbs and herbal products. Always consult a medical professional before taking/using any herb or herbal product.

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