peppermint oil - the best natural remedy

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a great natural remedy for improving digestion, calms headaches.
Flavor and medicinal qualities have been appreciated for centuries. Apparently it was very popular among the Romans and Greeks.
Peppermint oil contains a high level of active menthol essential oil . In many countries mint tea is drinking after meals for improved digestion. The plant has the power to reduce the muscle contractions which cause gas, bloating and abdominal swelling.
Peppermint can be used with successful in gastrointestinal disturbances, maintaining and liver health and does wonders in case indigestion and vomiting.
Is recommended and in the respiratory problems, colds, in this case of therapies recommending inhalations. And in cases of asthma and bronchitis it is use, relaxes breath.
Peppermint oil relieves headaches and migraines when applied on the temples and behind your head.
Peppermint has antibacterial effect. Can prevent and heal spots, blackheads and acne when applied on the skin in a diluted form to avoid irritations. Avoid entering oil in the eye.
Daily dose for the mint is 15 g dried herb per day, which mean the equivalent of three cups of mint tea. Practice has shown  though that overcoming this quantity does not cause adverse effects.
For the peppermint oil is imposed a few precautions:
-peppermint-oil capsules are contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation;
-for external use, the peppermint oil should be diluted,  are used up to 30 drops in a cream of body care;
-this oil is not used on the skin of a child or baby;
-tested on a small surface of skin to see if side effects occur.

Some modes for enjoy of mint:
-add mint leaves in salads, desserts and fruit juices in order to give them a delicious taste, a tomato juice in which have inserted a few leave of mint  gains a special taste;
-add a few drop of peppermint oil in a dish of boiling water to freshen the air;
-drink a cup of  tea after meals in order to have a pleasant breath and reduce the symptoms of bloating and indigestion ;
-use the infusion of mint like as a toner lotion for the tired skin.
Almost just as good is the rosehip oil

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