Very similar to peppermint, slightly sweeter. Antispasmodic, emmenagogue, insecticide, parturient and stimulant. If used in full body massage, use only a minute amount; massage in local areas may be preferable. Possibility of eye irritation, as well as sensitive skin. Avoid in pregnancy. Could antidote homeopathic remedies. Stimulates a tired mind. Helpful with digestive problems such as vomiting flatulence, constipation and diarreah. Seems to relax stomach muscles, relieves hiccups and nausea. May help with seasickness. Releases retention of urine and apparently dissolves kidney stones. It controls overabundance of breast milk as well as hardening of the breasts. By the same token, it could stem the flow of heavy periods and leucorrhea. It is said to promote easier labor during childbirth. Good for headaches, bad breath and sore gums. May help sores and scabs. Blends well with basil, grapefruit and rosemary.