Botanical Name: Mentha piperita Plant Part: Leaf Country Of Origin: USA Method Of Extraction: Steam Distillation Aroma: strongly piercing, refreshing, minty and very herbaceous.
Improves digestion. Relieves flatulence and nausea. Reviving, refreshing and mood uplifting. Good for people that have a slow metabolism. Increases mental clarity, alertness, concentration, physical strength and endurance. Relieves headaches. Helps people become clear headed and refreshes the spirits. Helpful for people who are unable to concentrate or who have mental fatigue. Said to relieve states of anger, hysteria and nervous trembling, excellent for depression. On the body, it has a dual action: cooling when hot and warming when cold. As a remedy for colds, it halts mucous and fevers and encourages perspiration. Good for travel sickness and to keep drivers alert while on the road. Used in liniments for the relief of muscle pain, lumbago, bruises, joint pain and insect bites. Aromatherapy use: Peppermint is a true eye opener. It is included in many invigorating massage blends to both improve blood flow and to awaken the mind.
- Blends well with cedarwood, cypress, lavender, niaouli and pine.
- Made in USA.
Cautions: Best avoided by pregnant women and nursing mothers as it could discourage flow of milk. Should be kept away from eyes, likely to irritate skin and mucous membranes. May antidote homeopathic remedies.