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Peppermint leaves Promopharma

Peppermint leaves Promopharma

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Peppermint has the following therapeutic properties:

  • Anesthetic action : on the mucous membranes and on the skin it causes an initial vasoconstriction followed later by a vasodilatation, in this way there is a local anesthetic action . This can also occur at the gastric level, inducing an antiemetic action.
  • Analgesic action : mint extract is an important remedy against tension-type headaches and migraines, with a significant reduction in pain. Applied to the forehead and temples, a menthol solution relieves all the symptoms of migraine such as nausea, vomiting and intolerance to light and noise.
  • Antiseptic action : mint has strong antiseptic, antiparasitic and germicidal properties thanks to its polyphenol content.
  • Antilithic action : some studies have highlighted a possible ability to dissolve stones in the gallbladder.
  • Decongestant and balsamic action : mint has a refreshing, decongestant and fluidifying action on the secretions of the respiratory system, therefore it is used to treat colds, fever and coughs.
  • Cosmetic action : in cosmetics, mint has a refreshing, tonic and purifying action.
  • Carminative action : mint acts by relaxing the esophageal sphincter, reducing the volume of intestinal gas.
  • Aromatic action : mint is used in the kitchen and also for the production of drinks, liqueurs and confectionery products.
  • Purifying action : very useful in cases of bad breath .
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