Peppermint is a cross between watermint and spearmint. Peppermint oil has been used historically for its medicinal properties. It is the most used of Essential oils, both medicinally and commercially. It is a hot oil and should be used only with a proper dilution for topical application.
Steam distillation of leaves and flowering tops. It is pale yellow or green color and has a fresh, minty aroma.
Has up to 50% alcohols(menthol, piperitol), 35% ketone, 10% esters(menthyl acetate)
Peppermint oil is excellent in waking up the mind and sharpening the senses. It is useful for stimulating the skin and giving a cool, refreshing feeling. It is antiseptic, aids in digestion & alleviating stomach problems, reduces inflammation, provides relief from stress, mental exhaustion, good for respiratory, sinus problems, muscle pain, and headache. It’s also used to reduce nausea.
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