Peppermint and peppermint oil (mentha x piperita L., menthae piperitae aetheroleum) are traditional herbal alternative medicines.
Potential uses[edit | edit source]
Peppermint is traditionally used for symptoms of coughs and colds, localized muscle pain, and localized itching of unbroken skin.
Theory[edit | edit source]
Evidence[edit | edit source]
Risks and safety[edit | edit source]
Costs and availability[edit | edit source]
Available over the counter without prescription.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Alternative medicine
- List of approved herbal medicines by the EU Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products
Learn more[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- ↑ Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products (March 26, 2010), Commission Decision of 25 March 2010 on amending Decision 2008/911/EC establishing a list of herbal substances, preparations and combinations thereof for use in traditional herbal medicinal products (notified under document C(2010) 1867), retrieved October 1, 2020
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