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Peppermint is a hybrid mint, a cross between Watermint and Spearmint. The plant, indigenous to Europe, is now widespread in
cultivation throughout all regions of the world. Being a hybrid, it is
usually sterile, producing no seeds and reproducing only vegetatively.
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In ancient medicine, Peppermint Water is mention as a drink that heats and traps poisons, relieves headaches and refreshes.
It cleans and refreshes the skin, destroys the smell of sweat, as well as activates the bloodstream of the brain and helps in some cases of migraine (headache).
Peppermint, using locally, reduces itching, helps to keep skin dry, bruises, nicks, and insects.
Peppermint is used in mouth rinsing fluids. Menthol, the main component of Peppermint essential oil (naturally occurring in Hydrolate - Distillate), known for its antiseptic and antifungal properties, creates a cooling effect on the skin.