Mentha x piperita is a flowering perennial that is native to Europe and has since spread worldwide. Peppermint is a natural hybrid of spearmint and water mint.
Uses - It is used for its healthful properties and has many applications in food. Peppermint leaf is commonly steeped as a refreshing peppermint tea but is also popular in herbal tea blends and candies. Our peppermint leaves are organically cultivated in the United States.
Possible health benefits - Peppermint is a popular traditional remedy for a number of conditions. It is believed to have calming effects. It is used to treat flatulence, menstrual pains, diarrhea, nausea, depression-related anxiety, muscle and nerve pain, the common cold, indigestion, and IBS.
Disclaimer: Any medicinal benefits given here are a product of my own research and as such should not be taken over the advice of trained medical professionals. If you are ill, please go and see a doctor. Always make sure that anything you consume is 100% safe.
SAFE TO USE DURING PREGNANCY -Studies have shown it doesn't harm the mother or baby, although you should avoid very large amounts and avoid in the first trimester because it can promote menstruation.
Latin Name: Mentha x piperita
Origin: United States
Form: Cut & Sifted
Plant Part: Leaves
ALL HERBS ARE. ORGANIC OR ETHICALLY WILDCRAFTED.