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mastitis and peppermint oil

I put peppermint oil on my breasts and it seems to have made me engorged when I was about to stop breastfeeding due to milk supply gone for a few drops.
Cows are treated with it but for humans it says not to due to lower supply. Has this happened to anyone else? I know it was the oil due to the timing of the change.
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peppermint will lower your milk supply.
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