Below are the strongest indications of Mentha Piperita in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Stimulates the cold-perceiving nerves so just after taking it a current of air at the ordinary temperature seems cold. Marked action on respiratory organs and skin. Useful in gastrodynia, flatulent cold.
Compare: Rumex; Laches.; Mentha Pulegium - European Penny Royal - (pain in bones of forehead and extremities). Mentha Viridis - Spearmint - (scanty urine with frequent desire).
Tincture, 1 to 20 drops, to thirtieth potency. Locally, in pruritis vaginae
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.