Peppermint oil

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Peppermint and peppermint oil (mentha x piperita L., menthae piperitae aetheroleum) are traditional herbal alternative medicines.

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Peppermint is traditionally used for symptoms of coughs and colds, localized muscle pain, and localized itching of unbroken skin.[1]

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Available over the counter without prescription.

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