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Mint Leaves

Other Names: Mint, Spearmint, Garden Mint,  Field Mint, Curled Mint, Lamb Mint, Mackerel Mint, Hart Mint, Fish Mint, Our Lady's Mint, Sage of Bethlehem, Green Mint, Spire Mint, Silver Mint, Menthol Mint, Mentha Arvensis
Traditional Usages: Culinary Mint, Mint Sauce (England), Gargle for Mouth and Gums, Mad Dog Bites, Earache, Digestion, Bad Breath, Mint Tea for Nausea, Headaches, Heavy Colds, Flu, Hiccoughs, Flatulence and Insomnia, Chapped Skin, Facial Tonic, Rinse for Oily Hair, Stimulating Bath, Oil for Relief of Migraine, Facial Neuralgia, Rheumatic Pains, Muscular Aches and Mosquito and Moth Repellent, Chew Leaves for Toothache, Antiseptic for Itching Skin, Deter Ants from the home, Mice are averse to the smell of Mint, Whiten Teeth, Hirsutism -Excessive Hair Growth, Reduces Male Sex Hormones, Inhale to Relieve Nasal Congestion, Diarrhea, Constipation,
Resources: Europe, Northern Africa, Western Asia, US, Australia, Maderia, China, Indonesia, New Zealand, Middle East, Britain
Parts Used: Leaves, Oil Extract
Administration Method: Essential oil and other naturla preparations for internal and external use.
Herbal Action: Carminative, Cholagogue, Antibacterial, Secretolytic, Cooling 
Health Warning: Avoid if Breastfeeding. Sensitive people may experience stomach disorders.


Mint Leaves - Herbal remedy for Rashes: Grind a few fresh mint leaves and apply to affected area.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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