December 07, 2022

Peppermint 1:2 (Mentha Piperita)


Peppermint is useful for indigestion and nausea


1-5 mls per day, 10-40 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Antispasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Diaphoretic

Key Indications:

  • Indigestion, colic
  • Relief of nausea
  • Relief of dysmenorrhoea, common cold
  • Add to formulations as a flavouring

Major Safety Issues:

Contraindicated in gastro-oesophageal reflux. Caution is advised in lactation (may dry up milk)