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/ˈpɛp ərˌmɪnt, -mənt/
, cultivated for its aromatic, pungent oil.
. this oil, or a preparation made from it.
a lozenge or confection flavored with peppermint.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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My favorite headache cure, however, is
If you have a facial steamer, you can use it with a drop or two of
oil or eucalyptus oil.
For truly healthy, try a pot of ginger
tea, which aids digestion and clears the nose.
The dough for these
-flavored cookies can be made and then frozen for up to two weeks.
Elements of both spearmint and
in flavor and fragrance.
Some parents also travel with
candies or ginger snap cookies, which have been known to help fight motion sickness.
We also have a weakness for white-chocolate
bark with its red-and-green sprinkles.
Some patients find relief using two drops of
, eucalyptus, or lavender oil added to one cup of water.
We let it cool and added one-half cup of vinegar, which was meant to fight grease, and a few drops of
tea, brewed from the plant leaves, and the essential oil of
are used in traditional medicines.
British Dictionary definitions for
a temperate mint plant,
with purple or white flowers: cultivated for its downy leaves, which yield a pungent oil
the oil from this plant, which is used as a flavouring
a sweet flavoured with peppermint
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(...) dollars, with perhaps several Canadian pennies and a few peppermint Life Savers.