Peppermint is one of the most popular essential oils, but most people don't actual know all the different uses and benefits it has. Peppermint is one of the earliest documented medicinal herbs.
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Plant Part: Herb
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Peppermint has a sharp, penetrating scent based on its high menthol content. The minty sweetness of the vapor makes it one of the most popular Essential Oils.
Blends well with - spearmint, wintergreen, rosemary, lavender, grapefruit, lime, eucalyptus, pine, tea tree, lemon, orange
- headache and migraines
- cough/ cold
- sinus congestion
- achy muscles
- effective mouthwash (do not swallow)
- effective on skin ailments including acne, dermatitis, eczema, shingles
- bug bites/itchy skin
- aids digestion issues
- analgesic and anesthetic
- mental stimulant (may effect sleep of used before bed)
Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.