Peppermint Details

Item# gensym-62

Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita

Country of Origin: USA

Plant Part: Herb

Method: Steam Distilled

Fragrance: minty, strong, sweet

Blends Well With: bergamot, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, lemon, marjoram, rosemary, sandalwood

Aromatherapeutic Uses: bruises, sprains and strains, swellings, ringworm, scabies, toothache, muscular aches and pains, respiratory disorders, halitosis, colic, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, flatulence, mouth ulcers, mouth thrush, nausea, feverish conditions, cold and flu, fainting, headache, mental fatigue, migraine

Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. May irritate sensitive skin. Avoid while using homeopathic remedies.

Flashpoint: 71° C.

Peppermint Keeps You Going
Research studies have shown that the presence of a peppermint odor can improve running speed, grip strength, and certain indices of stamina. Try keeping some peppermint oil nearby, or perhaps rubbing some on your sleeve, to catch your second wind.