Peppermint

Scientific Name

Mentha piperita


Overview

Peppermint contains the compound, menthol, to relieve issues with gas, smooth muscle spasms, stimulate bile flow, and kill pain.  Peppermint can treat irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones, and colds.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs