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oil of peppermint
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oil of pep·per·mint
a volatile oil containing menthol (not less than 50% of total) obtained by steam distillation from the fresh flowering plant Mentha piperita (family Labiatae). Used as a pharmaceutical aid (flavor) and in flavoring liqueurs; a carminative.
oil of pep·per·mint (oyl pepĕr-mint)
Volatile oil used as a pharmaceutical aid (flavor).
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In pharmacy, leaves and essential oil of peppermint
are also used for taste improvement of pharmaceuticals.
It has been shown that sucking up to six oil of peppermint
tablets or regularly inhaling oil of peppermint
sprinkled on to a handkerchief can prevent travel sickness.
INGREDIENTS: Two drops essential oil of grapefruit Two drops essential oil of peppermint
Four drops essential oil of marjoram Small bag of frozen peasChilled gel eye mask or two cooled camomile teabags 1.