Peppermint

Peppermint

Mentha piperita is a perennial herb familiar to most households. The oil has a very strong, peppermint herb aroma indicative of it's menthol content.

  • Latin Binomial; Mentha Piperita
  • Country of Origin; India
  • Traditional Uses; Acne, dermatitis, ringworm, scabies, toothache, neuralgia, muscular aches and pains, palpitations, asthma, bronchitis, halitosis, sinusitis, spasmodic cough, catarrh, head colds, colic, flu, fever, fainting, headache, mental fatigue, migraine, nervous stress, vertigo
  • Method of Production; steam distillation of dried leaves
  • Perfume Note; top
  • Safety; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application  
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz