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Description of the medicine: Peppermint leaves (Folia Menthae piperitae)

LEAVES OF MINT PEPPER (Folia Menthae piperitae).

The leaves of the cultivated perennial plant of peppermint (Mentha pirerita L), herewith collected in the flowering phase. yasnotkovyh (Lamiaseae).

Contain at least 1% essential oil, which contains menthol.

When ingested drugs from peppermint leaves have a reflex by a moderate spasmolytic and mild sedative effect, as well as some choleretic effect; when applied to the mucous membranes have a moderate analgesic effect.

Apply in the form of infusion, tincture and various finished dosage forms containing extracts from the leaves.

Infusion of peppermint leaves (5 g per 200 ml) is prescribed orally against nausea and as a choleretic and antispasmodic. The leaves are part of choleretic tea.

Briquettes of peppermint leaf (round) are also available - Briktum Fоlium Меnthае ріреritае - weighing 8 g (in a package of 6 pieces).

One cake is placed in an enameled bowl, pour 1, 5 cups of hot boiled water, cover with a lid and heat in boiling water (water bath) with frequent stirring for 15 minutes, cool, filter, squeeze the remaining raw material, bring boiled water to 320 ml (1 5 cups). Take in the form of heat 1/3 - 1/2 cup 2 - 3 times a day for 15 minutes before eating.

Peppermint leaf is included in the collection of carminative (see).

The following drugs are made from peppermint leaves.

Peppermint oil. Peppermint oil (0leum Меnthaiе ріреritае). Essential oil. It is obtained from leaves and other above-ground parts of peppermint and other species. Contains about 50% menthol, from 4 and 9% menthol esters with acetic and valeric acids and other substances.

A lightly mobile clear liquid, colorless or tinged with a slightly yellowish color, with a mint smell and a burning cooling taste. Density 0,900-0,910. Acid number not more than 1, 30.

Included as a refreshing and antiseptic in the composition of rinses, tooth powders and pastes.

It is an integral part of the drug "Corvalol".

Calming and antispasmodic action associated with the presence of menthol in the oil.

Tablets mint (Tabulettai otei Menthae). They contain mint oil 0.0025 g, sugar 0.5 g.

Apply with nausea, vomiting, smooth muscle spasms. Assign 1 2 tablets to the reception under the tongue.

Form release: in a package of 10 and 20 pieces.

Tincture peppermint. Mint drops (Тinсturа МНТhае рiреritае).

Consists of alcohol (1:20 for 90% alcohol) tincture of peppermint leaves (rugged) with the addition of an equal amount of peppermint oil.

Transparent green liquid with a smell and taste of mint.

It is taken internally in 10 to 15 drops per reception as a remedy for nausea and vomiting, as an analgesic for neuralgic pains, and as sorrigens to improve the taste of mixtures.

Product: in bottles of 15 and 25 ml.

Peppermint water. Mint Water (Aqua Menthae rireritae). Transparent colorless or slightly turbid liquid with a smell and taste of mint.

Apply in mixtures to improve the taste, as well as mouthwash.

Rp: Inf. fol.