Mentha piperita

Refreshing and stimulating, warming and cooling, this versatile oil is nature’s remedy for upset tummies, nausea and to support good digestion. Fantastic combined with Lavender for an energising foot bath. It is also the secret ingredient in the healthy Chocolate Almond Peppermint cake in Like Chocolate For Women! Peppermint may well be one of the most versatile essential oils in the world along with lavender oil. In fact, there are few body, health and mind issues that it cannot help.

Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically. Not only is peppermint one of the oldest European herbs used for medicinal purposes, but other historical accounts date its use to ancient Japanese and Chinese folk medicine. It’s also mentioned in Greek mythology where the nymph Mentha was transformed into a herb by Pluto who had fallen in love with her and wanted people to appreciate her for years to come.

The health benefits of peppermint oil as well as peppermint oil uses have been documented back to 1,000 BC and have been found in several Egyptian pyramids.

Peppermint Pure Essential Oil - 10ml (Certified Organic)