Peppermint Essential Oil
Benefits & How To Use
Peppermint Mentha piperita (2080)
With its strong, fresh, menthol-rich aroma, Peppermint is known to everyone. It is invigorating, and, interestingly, has a cooling then warming quality. Peppermint is a powerful support for the digestive system, eases nausea, and can be helpful in cases of motion sickness. In a massage oil, it relieves joint and muscle discomfort, and is useful for menstrual cramps. Put a drop on your temples and the back of your neck if you get a headache. Add it to your favorite lotion for the ultimate foot rub. Peppermint refreshes a tired mind. Make this a must for sports blends or for rubbing on tired feet.
More general information about Peppermint
Please see Peppermint Essential Oils.
This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil from India, and is obtained from the whole plant.
- Botanical name: Mentha piperita
- Plant family: Lamiaceae
- Production: Distilled
- Cultivation: Conventional cultivation (unaltered & analysed)
- Country of origin: India
- Part of plant: Plant
- Fragrance family: Green
- Special precautions: May cause skin irritation.
- Major compounds: Menthol, Menthone, 1,8-Cineol, Menthyl acetate, Isomenthone, Neomenthol
- Item no: 2080
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