Alleged to break jinxes and spells. Aids mental strength during times of difficulty. Compels one towards sleep and placed beneath the pillow it sometimes offers one glimpses of the future in dreams. It is a strengthening herb that aids us in psychic and verbal communication and adds strength to our words.
Mint was used in ancient Greek funerary rites to mask the scent of decaying bodies and was tied to Hades in myth. Thus, it is an appropriate herb to use in ritual related to the dead and the underworld.
The Key of Solomon the King recommends combining mint with vervain, fennel, lavender, sage, valerian, garden-basil, rosemary, and hyssop tied in a bundle for use as an aspergillum to sprinkle holy water
Peppermint has a long history as a digestive tonic. It relieves nausea, gas, stomach cramps and spasms, and is a recognized treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It may be applied directly to bee stings, burns, and even toothaches to relieve pain, and peppermint infusions or compresses relieve headaches.