Name: Peppermint, mentha,×piperita,M. balsamea
Well With: lavender,rosemary, ylang-ylang,cypress,lemon geranium, etc
Uses of Peppermint Oil
essential oil is a natural antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal and analgesic
(pain reliever) and is an excellent anti-parasitic.
is used culturally all over the world for its powerful medicinal properties.
Modern research today attributes these qualities to menthone, menthyl esters,
and most importantly to the active compound, menthol, which is found in high
concentrations in peppermint oil.
Peppermint oil is used widely in the
manufacturing of products we use daily such as shampoo, chewing gum,
toothpaste, ice cream, soap, tea and more.
even today, peppermint oil is popular as a powerful soothing digestive aid.
Studies suggest that the potent active ingredient in peppermint oil, menthol,
helps to calm spasms in the muscles which helps alleviate nausea, indigestion,
bloating and IBS symptoms.
Other Benefits Of Peppermint Oil
Alleviates stomach pain
Relieves digestive issues
Inhibits bad breath
Brings clarity and mental focus
Soothes respiratory problems
Loosens sore muscles
Powerful and affordable
alternative to prescription drugs
oil is also sold in the form of capsules and tablets and is prescribed by
doctors of alternative and modern medicine. Peppermint oil contains many
minerals and nutrients like manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, folate, copper
and potassium. It also contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Omega-3-fatty acids.