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Japanese Mint

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What other names is Japanese Mint known by?

American Corn Mint, Brook Mint, Canadian Mint, Chinese Mint, Chinese Mint Oil, Corn Mint, Cornmint Oil, Field Mint Oil, Huile de Menthe, Huile de Menthe des Champs, Japanese Oil of Peppermint, Menta Japonesa, Mentha Arvensis Aetheroleum, Mentha arvensis var. piperascens, Mentha canadensis, Menthe du Canada, Menthe des Champs, Menthe Japonaise, Mint Oil, Minzol, Poleo, Pudina, Putiha.

What is Japanese Mint?

Japanese mint is a plant. The oil is distilled from the above ground parts and used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Irritable bowel syndrome, itching, hives, mouth inflammation, rheumatic conditions, common cold, cough, fever, tendency to infection, nausea, sore throat, diarrhea, headaches, toothaches, cramps, earache, tumors, sores, cancer, cardiac complaints, sensitivity to weather changes, intestinal gas (flatulence), inflammation of the airways such as bronchitis, muscular pain (myalgia), ailments associated with nerve pain, and other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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