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Peppermint: Peppermint is an herb used medicinally that is claimed to have pain-killing benefits and a soothing effect on the gastrointestinal system. Peppermint contains menthol and is available in a wide variety of medications and supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Peppermint

Adequate amounts of Peppermint are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Peppermint

Adequate amounts of Peppermint are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

  • Gastric distress
  • Irritable bowel symptoms

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Peppermint

Excessive intake of Peppermint may involve the following risks:

  • Consult with your physician or healthcare practitioner before using in children
  • Do not use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies or alternative therapies

Peppermint: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Peppermint) include:

  • Mentha peperita

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