Description. Peppermint tincture is considered to have emetic, stimulant, and astringent qualities, and is used in diarrhea and as an emmenagogue. The local anesthetic action of Peppermint tincture is exceptionally strong. It is also a powerful antiseptic. Peppermint tincture has exhibited antiviral properties and may be helpful in for some viral conditions such as flu, mumps, sinusitis, sore throats, cold sores, and genital sores caused by herpes. Use. Peppermint tincture is used to relieve the pain of rheumatism, neuralgia, throat affections and toothache. It acts also as a local anesthetic, vascular stimulant and disinfectant. When used topically, it acts as a counterirritant and analgesic with the ability to reduce pain and tension. It is inhaled for chest complaints, and nasal catarrh, laryngitis or bronchitis. It is also used internally as a stimulant or carminative. On account of its anesthetic effect on the nerve endings of the stomach, it is of use to prevent sea-sickness and improve digestion. Also aids relief from muscular pains, varicose veins, sunburn and insect bites, lethargy and migraine.
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