Peppermint oil (Mentha piperata)

Probably each of us knows the scent of peppermint, it is from the toothpaste, chewing gum, mouthwash or from wherever it may come. The scent of peppermint surrounds us in everyday life constantly. This flavor comes mostly from the curly mint, which includes the only Minzeart no menthol.

The famous Japanese herbal oil is produces from the field mint that grows in Japan. but the most important in aromatherapy essential oil comes from the peppermint, which was the result of interbreeding of different types of mint in England.

The peppermint oil

The mint oil creates clear thoughts and refreshing, it helps us to more reason, increases concentration, it promotes memory, it solves cramps and strengthens the immune system, it is antibacterial, it strengthens digestion, inhibits inflammation, it cleanses and soothes pain it promotes blood circulation, it drives the sweat and has a detoxifying effect.

The mint oil helps with headaches, so it can help, for example, if you rubbed a few drops of mint oil on the temples, if you noticed that a headache attack starts.

Mint oil has a scent that has absolutely nothing to do with eroticism, should for sensual hours, so the mint not use.

In the Peppermint much essential oil is contained. This essential peppermint oil contains up to 60 percent menthol that makes up the typical aroma.


In infants mint should not use it.

In hay fever mint should not use it.

During a homeopathic treatment should not be used to mint oil also.

Peppermint is antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic and anti-viral. Even English navigator use it to make water on their long journeys durable: they gave added peppermint oil.

The menthol also has a skin-cooling and circulation-promoting effect, it is therefore used in various personal care products.

Peppermint oil is improving concentration, is stimulating, increases alertness, helps with herpes, increases concentration, is relaxing for our digestive system, helps fight nausea, against infections, headaches, arthritis, fungal infections (Candida), in rheumatism. It also helps with sprains and insect bites.

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