Japanese mint oil is used for gas (flatulence), indigestion (dyspepsia), gallstones, common colds, fever, joint pain, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In manufacturing, Japanese mint is used as a fragrance in toothpaste, mouthwash, gargles, soaps, detergents, creams, lotions, and perfumes. Commercially it is used as a source of menthol.
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