Peppermint was first discovered growing in an English field or spearmint in the seventeenth century. This natural hybrid was then cultivated for the fragrant oil found in its leaves and flowering tops. Many found its effects to be soothing. To this day, peppermint is one of our most popular herbs and has a variety of uses throughout the world.
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Oil of Peppermint, Sunflower Seed Oil, Capsule Shell (Gelatine, Glycerine).
|Each softgel capsule contains:|
|Oil of Peppermint||200mg|
|(Mentha piperita) (leaf)|
Take one to two capsules per day with a little water. Do not exceed stated dose.
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Peppermint is a hybrid plant, which is a mixture, between the watermint plant and the spearmint plant.
It was first discovered growing in an English field in the 17th century and was then cultivated for the fragrant oil that it contains.
Since those times, peppermint has become one of the most popular herbs throughout the world and it has a variety of uses.
The plants thrive in Europe and North America but are now grown all over the world.
Peppermint is used to add both fragrance and flavour to numerous products, including foods, soaps, beauty products, toothpastes and mouthwashes.
The leaves of the peppermint plant can also be used either dried or fresh, to make a delicious and refreshing tea – ideal as a thirst quencher on a hot summer’s day!
Peppermint is also available as an oil and as a supplement in capsule form.
Peppermint has been used for centuries by the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Romans.
Peppermint oil comes from the leaves, stems and flowers of the plant. Peppermint oil is available as capsules and as an essential oil.
You can take one or two of the Holland & Barrett Extra Strength Oil of Peppermint Capsules per day with a drink of water.
These soft gel capsules are easy to swallow and are specially designed to be rapid release.
If you are taking other medication or you are under medical supervision, then you should always consult your doctor before you start to take a dietary supplement.
You should avoid peppermint oil capsules if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and they shouldn’t be taken by children under the age of four.
All supplements should be taken as part of a healthy balanced diet.
The capsules used to carry the peppermint oil in the Holland & Barrett Extra Strength Oil of Peppermint 60 Capsules 200mg contain gelatine and as such, are not suitable for anyone following a vegetarian or vegan diet.