Pure Organic Peppermint Essential Oil from India
Latin name: Mentha piperita
Family name: Labiatae.
Peppermint oil is distilled from the leaves and flowering tops and should be a pale yellow to light green oil. It has an earthy, grassy, sweet, mint aroma. Herbalists in ancient Greece and Rome used peppermint for nearly every ailment.
Some traditional uses: For energy, and brighter mood, reducing pain, to help breathing, improve mental clarity and memory. Its main chemical components are: Menthol, menthone, menthyl acetate, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol.
Emotional profile: For shock, overwork, apathy, helplessness.
Blends with: Rosemary, eucalyptus, lemon, marjoram, and lavender.
Warnings: Peppermint may irritate sensitive skin and should be avoided during pregnancy.