Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)
Peppermint Essential Oil has an effect that clears the mind and refreshes the spirits. It may help concentration or mental fatigue and encourages clear thinking. It is useful for colds and flu and also may benefit headaches. It has long had a reputation as a remedy for digestive disorders. It is also a skin tonic and is useful for skin irritations. However it should only be used in very low concentrations on the skin.
Peppermint is a perennial herb with a strong piercing menthol aroma. It was used in ancient Egypt as well as in China and Japan.
|Botanical name||Mentha piperita|
|Method of Extraction||steam distilled|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Blends well with||eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, marjoram, rosemary, spearmint|