Botanical Name: Mentha piperita Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Parts Used: Flowering plant Country of Origin: India
Aroma: Fresh, Very Minty, Hot, Herbaceous
Peppermint has been used for many decades to treat a variety of conditions. There is a known history of use and some limited clinical evidence revealing that peppermint leaf and peppermint oil may help in the treatment of breastfeeding discomfort, heartburn, tension headache, and relief from gastrointestinal issues. This minty herb is known to have antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. Used to treat hot flashes, dental plaque, bad breath, pain from shingles, stress, morning sickness, nausea and vomiting. Some additional benefits to include but not limited to are;
The dual action of warming and cooling assisting in lowering fevers
Relieves itching, inflammation and muscle aches
Softens skin, heals cracked lips and great for dandruff
Aids in treatment of greasy hair/skin
Improves memory, brain power and mental focus
Used as a natural Mice repellent
Oil Specific: Avoid using peppermint oil as a stimulant daily, as it can interfere with sleep. Reports show that peppermint oil overdose can cause the following symptoms: Skin rashes, Slow or rapid breathing, Abdominal pain and diarrhea, Vomiting and nausea, Urinary problems, Convulsions, Depression, and Unconsciousness. While this oil can offer profound benefits, We recommend speaking to a healthcare provider before using it for therapeutic benefits.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, please consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Possible skin sensitivity. Do not apply to sensitive tissues. Not intended for children six years of age or younger.
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