Peppermint Arvensis Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis

Plant Extracted from: Leaves

Country of Origin: India

Peppermint is invigorating and clearing to the body and mind.

 

Properties:

Skin: Peppermint oil helps clear congestion and heat, and has local anaesthetic and antiseptic properties – great for itching, redness and irritation of the skin or scalp. It has a cooling effect.

Body: Peppermint’s cooling and relieving action is wonderful for sore muscles and joints after sports, exertion or from standing all day. Also helpful for neuralgia and bruising.
Its clearing aroma is great as an inhalation for nasal, sinus or chest congestion to open up the airways. The fresh aroma of Peppermint is ideal to help ease travel sickness and nausea.  Applied to the abdomen it is wonderful to soothe an upset digestive system including bloating, spasms, flatulence, colic, and to stimulate liver and gallbladder function.

Mind: Peppermint clears the head, refreshing during times of mental fatigue and encouraging concentration and clear thinking. Great in study or work blends, and instils a cool, calm and collected atmosphere in times of anger, nervous tension and heated emotions.