Peppermint is a herbaceous plant that grows in moist, shaded conditions particularly around the banks of streams.
Yes! Peppermint has a long history of safe use with humans, especially when used to relax the muscles in the digestive system and thus help with stomach cramps, Heartburn & Indigestion. And a peppermint tea, such as Dragonfly Organic Pure Peppermint Tea 20 Sachets, may help to suppress ones' appetite, while peppermint oil is thought to benefit many sufferers of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) too!
No far from it! While the natural scent of peppermint oil is appealing to most people, it is despised by most bugs may and may actually repel them like a natural insecticide.
Peppermint oil is used in Aromatherapy and is an ingredient in many teas and confectionery, as well as Toothpaste, Mouthwash & chewing gum. It is well-known for its antispasmodic properties, which relax the muscles in the digestive tract. This means peppermint oil could make your bowels looser to relieve the uncomfortable symptoms of Constipation.