Peppermint is a fast spreading herb bearing spherical bunches of purple-white flowers and sending out widely spreading roots, growing in moist ground throughout the world.
Rasa: Sweet, pungent
Virya: Heating and cooling
Guna: Light, dry, penetrating
Dosha: VPK-, in excess V+
Dhatu: Plasma, blood, nerve
Srotas: Digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous
Prabhava: Expands the mind and awakens the senses.
Actions: Kindles healthy digestion, directs the flow of vata downwards, clears occasional congestion of the head*
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