The mint family never seems to disappoint, and Peppermint is no different. High in calcium, magnesium, and potassium, it eases stomach problems, along with helping to fight off colds. Its invigorating smell helps to increase mental clarity, calms the nerves, opens the sinuses, and clears the head.

PROPERTIES: antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, antiviral, carminative, cholagogue, nervine

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