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Peppermint 1:2
Mentha x piperita

Serving Type: Oral Liquid

Available In Sizes: 500mL

This product is part of the BioCeuticals Herbal Extracts, a range recommended for practitioners qualified in herbal medicine. The BioCeuticals Herbal Extracts are designed for extemporaneous compounding and dispensing for an individual patient following a consultation.

Product Information

Latin name: Mentha x piperita

Family: Lamiaceae (mint)

Common names: American mint, curled mint, balm mint

Parts used: aerial parts

Peppermint, also known as American or balm mint, is a perennial herb growing between 30-90 centimetres high.[1,2] A natural cross-breed of water mint and spearmint, the herb has dark green oblong serrated leaves, purple flowers, with a distinctive and characteristic odour and taste.[1-3]

Peppermint is native to Europe and cultivated in many regions including North America, Canada and Africa.[1,2,4] The name Mentha piperita is derived from the Greek word ‘mintha’ in reference to a mythical nymph admired by the Greek god Pluto, who was transformed into a plant by his resentful wife Persophone, and the Latin word ‘piper’ (meaning pepper) due to its pungent flavour.[1,5]

Peppermint leaves have been used medicinally for over 2,000 years, with records of its use in ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian times noted by naturalist Pliny the Elder (circa 23-79 C.E),[1,3] as well as in eastern and western traditions since the 1st century A.D.[6,7]

Product features:

  • Standardised to contain NLT menthol 1.2mg/mL
  • Organic ingredients
  • Vegan friendly
Each 1mL contains herbal extract equiv. to fresh:
Mentha x piperita (peppermint) aerial parts 500mg
equiv. to menthol
NLT 1.2mg

Solvents: 65% organic cane ethanol, 35% mountain spring water.

Recommended dose: 5-15mL per week.
Shake well before dispensing.

For practitioner compounding and dispensing only.

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not use if seal on cap is broken.
  • Store below 25°C away from direct sunlight.

For further education and research, refer to the BioCeuticals Peppermint Monograph.


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