Hybrid from Mentha aquatica and Mentha spicata, this 80 cm plant is perennial.
The health benefits of peppermint oil include its ability to treat indigestion, respiratory problems, headaches, nausea, fever, stomach and intestinal spasms , as well as pain.
It contains many minerals and nutrients, including manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, folic acid, potassium, and copper. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A and vitamin C.
Peppermint oil is very helpful for digestion.
It is a carminative and therefore helps to eliminate excess gas. It is also a good tonic for those with little appetite and helps treat motion sickness, nausea, and upset stomach. Preliminary research has proven that when combined with caraway oil, it can be used to treat heartburn.
Relieves headaches. Peppermint oil is a good home remedy for nausea and headaches. To quickly relieve the pain of a headache, it is enough to apply it in diluted form directly to the forehead. Inhaling the essence of peppermint can eliminate the effects of nausea and motion sickness, simply because of its relaxing and soothing effects. Its cooling and anti-inflammatory properties are part of the reason it relieves headache symptoms.
Tips & Tricks:
Daily, 1 drop EO Peppermint on 1/4 of a piece of cane sugar to suck before a date will give your breath all the freshness of mint. It will also act positively on your digestion.
2 drops, 3 times a day on a neutral support (honey, cane sugar, vegetable oil).
Oral route: ++++
Cutaneous route: ++++ (!)
Air distribution: +
Aerosol inhalation: - +++++ = strongly recommended - (!) To be used with caution