peppermint oil


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peppermint oil

 
a volatile oil from fresh overground parts of the flowering plant of peppermint (Mentha piperita); used as a flavoring agent for drugs, and as a gastric stimulant and carminative.

pep·per·mint oil

the volatile oil distilled with steam from the fresh, overground parts of the flowering plant of Mentha piperita, rectified by distillation and neither partially nor wholly dementholized; a flavor.
An oil extracted from peppermint—Mentha piperita—used in aromatherapy as a mental stimulant, or as a stomachic to relieve GI discomfort
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