Herb of the Day: Peppermint

Herb of the Day: Peppermint

Posted by TriLight Health on Dec 9th 2021

Today's herb may well be the most well-known flavor we'll cover on this blog. It's a flavor that the holidays would be incomplete without for millions of people. Peppermint is widely used both for its flavor and for its medicinal purposes. It is one of the most widely used herbs here at TriLight Health as well. Most know it as an herb to calm an upset stomach. However, herbalists traditionally use it for many other purposes.

Traditional Herbal Uses for Peppermint (Mentha piperita)

  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Bile production
  • Digestion
  • Gas
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Nerve support
  • Stomach cramps

TriLight Health and Peppermint

We use peppermint in:

Note- Those taking homeopathic remedies may wish to avoid the use of peppermint as it may antidote the remedy. Consult your homeopath or holistic healthcare provider for more information. 
A small portion of people find peppermint stimulating and choose to avoid it at night.