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A 48-year-old member asked:

I accidently swallowed peppermint oil will i be okay?

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Dr. Deborah Metzger
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes.: Peppermint oil has traditionally been used to calm a queasy stomach, help with nausea, and ease gas. It is not toxic.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Should be ok: Peppermint oil is sometimes used orally as a medicinal.
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