Organic peppermint essential oil – 10 ml
Latin name : Mentha Piperita
Part of plant used : Flowering herb
Origin : United Kingdom
Extraction method : Steam distillation
Essential Organic Peppermint Oil is said to be good for ailments such as asthma, colic, fever, flatulence, headache, nausea, chest congestion and dizziness. This oil is said to be excellent for mental fatigue and depression, refreshing and stimulating due to its menthol content.
It is good for the skin and is used in lotions to treat sunburn, itching or inflamed skin. In mouthwashes it helps against bad breath and gingivitis. Used in an oil burner, it is not only therapeutic, but also keeps away mosquitoes and other insects.
Peppermint originated in the Mediterranean region, but is now grown in other countries in Europe, America and Asia. Discoveries prove that peppermint was used in ancient times in Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and Japan.
According to Greek myth, a nymph named Mentha was turned into a mint plant by her lover Persephone’s wife in a fit of rage. According to Pliny, peppermint was used by the Greeks and Romans to crown feast days. In England, it has been used as a medicinal plant for several centuries.
Peppermint oil and peppermint fragrance works:
In herbal medicine, peppermint is known for the following properties:
1. may relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
2. reduces nausea
3. provides relief from sinus congestion
4. supports the health of the respiratory tract
5. lowers fever
6. relieves menstrual pain
7. relieves muscle and joint pain
8. supports oral health
9. may help in the treatment of herpes simplex virus
10. reduces itching from insect bites
and quite practical in everyday life are the following features:
1. aromatherapy for energy and concentration
2. relief from muscle pain
3. headache relief
4. breath freshener
5. digestive aid
6. natural insect repellent
7. skin care for itching
8. stimulant for hair growth
9. cooling foot bath
10. household cleaner additive
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