Peppermintâ€¯Essentialâ€¯Oilâ€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Benefitsâ€¯to the mind and spirit:â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ â€¢ Physically clears the head â€¢ Aids healers in maintaining their energy â€¢ Purifies the conscious mind â€¢ Aids depressive and mental fatigue â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Benefits to the physical body:â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ â€¢ Eases nausea and morning sickness â€¢ Pain killer for muscle aches â€¢ Aids digestive issues such as IBS and indigestion â€¢ Relieves respiratory issues such as colds and flu â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Botanical Nameâ€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Mentha Piperita
Scentâ€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Minty and fresh
Extraction Methodâ€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Steam distillation â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Plant Detailâ€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ This oil comes from the peppermint plant that grows in Europe and North America. It is one of the oldest plants and herbs in Europe, whilst also being well known in ancient Japanese and Chinese history.
Origin and Historyâ€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯â€¯ Peppermint Oil was recorded back to 1000 BC, and is found in several pyramids in Egypt. It also is known in Greek mythology where Pluto transformed the nymph, ' Mentha, ' into peppermint.