Essential oils

PEPPERMINT, Mentha x piperita


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Latin name: Mentha x piperita

Distilled parts: flowering plants

Origin: Hungary

Properties: analgesic, intestinal and urinary anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, cholagogue/choleretic bactericide, bronchial decongestant, prostatic decongestant, fungicide, hepato-stimulant, litholytic, stimulant (for the central nervous system), cardiac tonic, digestive tonic, viricide

Indications: aphta, arthritis, osteoarthritis, asthenia, inflammatory colitis, nasal congestion, menstrual cramps, diabetes, difficult digestion, pain, headaches, hot flashes, eczema, anal fissures, hemorrhoids, herpes, laryngitis, biliary and renal lithiasis, lumbago, Crohn’s disease, menopause, headaches, migraines, nausea, neuralgia, psoriasis, sciatica, sinusitis, gallstones, irritable bowel syndrome, premenstrual syndrome, ringworm, tennis elbow, torticollis, learning disabilities, ulcer, vomiting, shingles

Contraindications: Do not use orally with infants that are less than 30 months old  (laryngeal spasms). Do not use externally, except locally (glacial effect).

How to use it: See our suggestions below.


HEAD : pour 6 to 10 drops in the palm of your hand, tilt your head forward to prevent the oil from dripping into your eyes. Apply to forehead and temples. Repeat as needed. Combined with basil essential oil, it becomes a very precious pain reliever.

BREATH: a trace on the tongue, fresh breath guaranteed!

INDIGESTIONS, NOSES AND VOMITINGS: take 2-3 drops in ¼ tsp of olive oil. Repeat as needed up to 5 times/day.

PAIN: apply a few drops locally and repeat as needed.

HEAVY LEGS: dermal, 10 -12 drops in 1 tbsp. olive oil

Insect Bites (to soothe the itching): 1 drop locally. It can also be combined with the essential oil of true lavender.

Nasal congestion: pour a few drops on paper and inhale or put a drop on the tongue.

SUNBREAK: add 5 -7 drops to a teaspoon of moisturizer. Apply to reddened skin.

BURN: apply a few drops to the affected area for almost immediate relief. Combined with lavender to promote healing and prevent infection.

Additional information
Weight 0.045 kg
Mentha x Piperita

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