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Peppermint Oil and Caraway Oil

Other Names: Peppermint Essential Oil, Oil Peppermint, Essential Oil Peppermint, Mentha piperitae
Traditional Usages: Asthma, Headache, Morning Sickness, Fever,  Indigestion, Anorexia, Acid Reflux, Scabies, Flatulence, Herpes, Pubic Hair Lice, Myalgia, Colds, Flu, Clears Nasal Passage
Resources: Egypt, Asia, Europe, India
Parts Used: Peppermint Essential Oil is processed from the Peppermint Herb
Administration Method: Drops used for internal and external use
Herb Action: Antispasmodic, Carminative, Cholagogue, Antibacterial, Secretolytic, Cooling.
Herbal Research: Peppermint
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.  In case of gallstones, to be used only after consultation with a physician. Preparations containing peppermint oil should not be used on the face, particularly the nose, of infants and small children.  


Peppermint Oil and Caraway Oil - Herbal remedy for Stomach Ache:  A mixture of two teaspoons of peppermint oil and one teaspoon of caraway oil can be taken three times daily in half a glass of warm water.

Peppermint Oil and Caraway Oil - Herbal remedy for Indigestion: Supplements containing a combination of enteric-coated peppermint oil and caraway oil may help reduce indigestion symptoms. This formula is thought to relax the stomach muscles, as well as help food pass through the stomach more quickly. Take one capsule of 90 milligrams once daily for two weeks.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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