Peppermint Essential Oil Mentha piperita L.

Peppermint: Mentha piperita L.

  • Product Code: EO 409
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Peppermint Essential Oil

Latin Name: Mentha piperita L.

Source: France

Part of plant: Leaves

Grade: Pure & Natural

Aroma Character: Minty, grasslike, balsamic

Blends Well with: Eucalyptus rosemary, grapefruit,

Peppermint Properties: General strengthening and stimulating (brain, nerves, heart, kidneys, liver, pancreas, stomach, intestines); germicide for infections, bacteria, viruses, fungi, and worms; anti-inflammatory, promotes digestion, blood purifer; stops breast-milk production, regulates ovaries and promotes menstruation.

Peppermint Indications: Asthenia, vegetative dystonia, neuritis, headache, low blood pressure, aerophagy, stomach-intestine and liver-pancreas atony, colitis, kidney colic; bladder inflammation, vaginitis, leucorrhea; shingles, viral neuritis, yellow fever; sciatica, facial and dental neuralgia; nervous palpitations, dizziness, motion sickness, itchy irritation, skin parasites, intestional worms.

Peppermint Moin Components: Menthol, menthone, menthyl acetate, 1-8 cineole, dimethyl sulfide.

Peppermint Contraindications, side effects: Avoid use by pregnant women and small children under three years old. Use externally, except for local application, because icy cold of the menthols.

Peppermint Essential Oil is distilled from the whole herb, an invasive herbaceous plant. There are many species, including Mint and Spearmint, all of which are used widely in medicines and in flavouring confectionery, toothpaste etc.

Peppermint has been used for centuries for digestive problems; in warm climates peppermint tea is commonly drunk after meals. The oil is also good for aches and pains, and respiratory congestion. It is rich in menthol, often used in embrocations and inhalants. It is best known for digestive and respiratory conditions.

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