The aroma of peppermint has been studied for its possible memory and alertness enhancing properties.
Ayurvedic uses :-
Peppermint has a long tradition of use in folk medicine and aromatherapy.
Peppermint is commonly used to treat such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, indigestion, irritable bowel, and bloating.
Ayurvedic Uses :-
Peppermint oil is under preliminary research for its potential as a short-term treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.
Peppermint oil is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, catarrh of the respiratory tract, and inflammation of the oral mucosa.
Peppermint oil may also act as a carminative, cholagogue, antibacterial, and secretolytic, and it has a cooling action.
Peppermint oil has been used for muscle pain and nerve pain.
Mentha × piperita, also known as M. balsamea Wild is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint.
Binomial name : Mentha × piperita