Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Herb
Country of Origin: India
Pesticide/chemical free, wildcrafted/organic
Benefits: Indigestion, respiratory problems, headache, nausea, fever, stomach and bowel spasms, as well as for pain relief. Due to the presence of menthol, menthone and menthyl esters, peppermint and peppermint oil find wide applications in the manufacturing of soap, shampoo, cigarettes, toothpaste, chewing gum, tea and ice cream.
Scent: A top note with a strong aroma, Peppermint has a sharp, penetrating scent based on its high menthol content. The minty sweetness of the vapour makes it one of the most popular Essential Oils.
Suggested Use: Nourish dry skin & improve texture of oily skin. Reduces Risk of herpes infection. It is commonly used to eliminate nausea & headache, to treat urinary tract infections, increase immunity, clear respiratory tract, digestion and to stimulate mental activity. It is used to promote healthy hair growth, provide pain relief and increase blood circulation.
Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant (except in concentration), possible sensitization in some individuals. Use in moderation. Do not use during pregnancy, while nursing, or on babies. Avoid use near eyes.