Digestion disorders, gas, nausea, diarrhea, spasms, IBS, bile duct & gallbladder inflammation, and gallstones, nerve pain. Sore throat, headache, toothache, respiratory tract inflammation, local pain killer, anti-spasm medication.
Spearmint is used for digestive disorders including gas, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, upper gastrointestinal tract spasms, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bile duct and gallbladder swelling (inflammation), and gallstones.
It is also used for sore throat, colds, headaches, toothaches, cramps, cancer and inflammation of respiratory tract. Some people use it as a stimulant, germ-killer, local pain-killer, and anti-spasm medication.
Spearmint is applied directly to the skin for swelling inside the mouth, arthritis, local muscle and nerve pain, and skin conditions including pruritus and urticaria.
Parts Used: The leaf, dried and cut. Typical Preparations: Taken as a tea and added to other herbal mixtures for flavor. Also used in some culinary creations. The essential oil and hydrosol have also been used for both culinary and flavoring purposes.
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