Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Mentha Piperita may help, unprocessed Mentha Piperita may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Mentha Piperita in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Stimulates the cold-perceiving nerves so just after taking it a current of air at the ordinary temperature seems cold. Marked action on respiratory organs and skin. Useful in gastrodynia, flatulent cold.
Tincture, 1 to 20 drops, to thirtieth potency. Locally, in pruritis vaginae
Compare: Rumex Acetosa Rumex; Lachesis Laches.; Mentha Pulegium Mentha Pulegium - Mentha Pulegium European Penny Royal - (pain in bones of forehead and extremities). Mentha Viridis N/A - Spearmint N/A - (scanty urine with frequent desire).
Tip of nose sore to touch
Throat dry and sore, as if pin crosswise in it
Dry cough, worse from air into larynx, tobacco smoke, fog, talking; With irritation in suprasternal fossa (Rumex Acetosa Rumex.) Trachea painful to touch.
When breathing; breathing in
Smoke of all kinds
Lumpy; lump, like core of boil
Every scratch becomes a sore
Itching of arm and hand when writing
Herpes zoster ( Arsenicum Album Ars.; Ran)
Bloated, disturbing sleep
Bilious colic with great accumulation of gas.