Peppermint Organic essential oil
botanical name : Mentha Piperita
If you have an upset stomach, try drinking a small glass of water with a few drops of peppermint essential oil added.
It is useful in treating indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gallstones, viruses, and skin irritations.
Peppermint Essential Oil has strong minty notes with herbaceous warm undertones. ** may inhibit histamine release
Peppermint is high in nutrients like manganese, vitamin C and vitamin A. Fiber, iron, calcium, folate, potassium, tryptophan, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, riboflavin and copper.
The history and uses of peppermint oil have been dated back to 1000 B.C in Egypt as well as ancient Asia. Early Egyptian, Chinese and Japanese cultures used peppermint plants and oils for their healing and restorative properties.
A hybrid cross between the watermint and the spearmint, peppermint is an aromatic plant, belonging to the genus Mentha and the Lamiaceae family. It is native to Europe but today, it is cultivated worldwide and also occurs in the wild, especially in the damp and temperate regions of the globe.
75% of the peppermint produced in the world is from the USA.
Add a drop to your tea or beverage for digestion/stomach issues.
It may also relax the muscles of your intestines, allowing gas to pass and easing abdominal pain
- You can apply approximately 5 drops over your stomach for indigestion/stomach problems.
- Massage the oil on muscle or joint pain to alleviate inflammation/pain.
- When Massaged into the bottom of your feet it will help with fever reduction.
- When applied onto skin it can prevent/stop itching.
- Inhale the fumes and aroma for mood/mental issues.
- Rub Peppermint onto the forehead, temples and sinus area for pain relief.
- Mix a few drops into your bathwater for calming aroma-therapeutic effects.
- You can even apply directly to scalp to help aid with itching.
- Peppermint is at least as effective as simethicone in the treatment of colic in infants.
- Peppermint baths and scents are said to relax the user and lower their stress levels while the health benefits include opening air passages and headache relief.
- Effectively reduces chemotherapy-induced nausea
- Energy and alertness –place a simple drop of peppermint oil under the tongue.
- Boosts concentration clarity for those looking to feel better naturally.
- Peppermint oil capsules have been described as “the drug of first choice” in IBS patients
- Natural peppermint sprays leave a home clean, bug free and smelling wonderful.
- may help to relieve muscle spasms and pain
Peppermint deters lice and dandruff while providing a tingling and cooling sensation to the hair follicles on the head promoting hair growth balances the PH levels on the head for healthy and shiny hair.
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