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Peppermint has been used as an herbal remedy for many centuries. It is used in a tea form for all digestive disorders. Also in tea form for enemas. It is good for the nervous system and acts as a mild sedative if taken before going to bed. It is also used as a muscle relaxant and to reduce inflammation. It is a potent antioxidant. Peppermint is also used to control motion sickness.

Externally Peppermint is used extensively in perfumes and colognes. It is a rejuvenating bath and strengthens the immune system as well. It is used to help and heal lips, skin and hair. It prevents acne and helps to open pores.

Some studies show that formulas containing peppermint and related terpenes (fragrant substances found in plants) can reduce the size of gallstones and thus help some people avoid surgery.



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