Organic Peppermint Essential Oil- Pure essential oil, Therapeutic grade

$19.00


Organic Peppermint Essential Oil

ABOUT THE PLANT

A member of the diverse mint family, Peppermint is thought to be a hybrid of Watermint and Spearmint. This relatively tall (11-39 inches) perennial plant has sharply-toothed leaves and produces small white or purple flowers.

ABOUT THE OIL

This Peppermint essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and tops of plants Certified Organically grown in India. Growers harvest Peppermint just before the herb goes to flower to capture the best aroma compounds. When allowed to mature further, the quality of the resulting oil may degrade to a sharper, less sweet and less complex aroma.

Aromatherapy Notes

Peppermint oil is considered an indispensable part of any aromatherapy toolkit. This Peppermint essential oil has a bright, green floral top note followed by a zesty, citrus middle note and undertones of sweet balsamic and a touch of menthol. Some good companion blending oils include: Rosemary, Benzoin, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram and Eucalyptus.


Traditional Uses
Classically peppermint oil was used solely as a digestive aid, an anti-nauseant and to counteract halitosis (bad breath) until the 16th century when physicians began to experiment with it more broadly.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature: For educational purposes only

Analgesic, Anesthetic, Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Antiphlogistic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Carminative, Cephalic, Cholagogue, Decongestant, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Hepatic, Nervine, Stimulant (digestive), Stomachic, Sudorific, Vasoconstrictor, Vermifuge.

The main constituent of peppermint is menthol, a potent compound which unto itself causes a quick physical response when inhaled or applied the the skin. It produces a sensation of coolness which the body counteracts by increasing blood flow to the area of application, producing a warming effect.

Psychological: Awakening and enlivening, Combats depression, Strengthening, soothing and stimulating, Improves concentration, focus and mental acuity

Digestive System: Increases choleric activity (stimulates the liver and gall bladder), Inhibits muscle spasms in the intestines, Encourages smooth muscle (intestine) peristalsis and may be beneficial for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Relieves dyspepsia, nausea, stomach pains, and diarrhea
Quells effects of food poisoning

Circulatory System: Improves blood flow

Muscles & Joints: Eases arthritic pain, Soothes muscle tightness and stiffness

Respiratory System: Opens and clears congested airways, Combats asthmatic symptoms

Safety

Considered non-toxic, it is a mild irritant (due to the high menthol content). Undiluted use on any skin, especially the face is not recommended. Direct or indirect contact with the eyes will cause irritation. Peppermint oil should not be used with children under two years of age.

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