Peppermint (Mentha piperita) - USA - Essential oil by Garden Essence. 100% pure, single species, first distillation, guaranteed free of pesticides and herbicides.
Definitely a first aid kit must! Relieves aches and pains, itchiness, inflammation and soothes migraines. Activates lymph and increases circulation and white blood cell count.
Consider for: Inflammation, Asthma, Cholera, Colic, Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Gall stones, Halitosis, Hysteria, Paralysis, Ringworm, Scabies, Shock Sinusitis, Toothache, T.B., Vertigo, Vomiting, Nausea, Indigestion, Fevers, Summer Heat, Headaches, Migraine, Liver Problems, Arthritis, Candida.
Aromatherapy Uses: analgesic, anesthetic, anti-inflammatory (intestinal, urinary), antimicrobial, antipruritic, antispasmodic(cardiac, respiratory), anti-infectiousbactericide, , antiviral, astringent, cephalic, cordial, decongestant (pulmonary, prostate), depurative, emmenagogue, expectorant, mucolytic, fungicide, febrifuge, tonic & stimulant, intestinal, digestive, cholagogue, choleretic, pancreatic stimulant, neurotonic
Skin: acne, dermatitis, ringworm,cabbies, toothache, detox, constricts capillaries, relieves itching(pruritis, eczema, urticaria), softens and degreases skin, removes blackheads, cools skin, retains moisture in skin
Digestive: gingivitis, colic, cramps, indigestion, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea(travel, morning), diarrhea, ulcers, hepato-pancreatic stimulant, liver cirrhosis, liver fatigue from allopathic treatments,Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Cardiovascular/Lymphatic: palpitations, heart tonic, vasoconstrictive action, aids hypotension, fainting, increases white blood cells, activates lymph flow and drainage.
Genito-Urinary/ Reproductive: eases menstrual cramps, aids morning sickness, labor, delivery, aids mastitis, kidney tonic-cystitis
Nervous Brain/ Mind: headache, mental exhaustion, nervous stress, zona(herpes, shingles), vertigo, aids neuralgia & sciatica
Respiratory: asthma, bronchitis, halitosis, rhinitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, spasmodic and dry cough, tuberculosis, pneumonia, cleansing, purifying
Muscular/skeletal: neuralgia, sciatica, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism
Emotional/Energetic: Enhances our receptive capacities on the mental and spiritual level, instills inspiration and insight. Said to bring dreams of prophecy and develop emotional tolerance.
Blends well with: eucalyptus, tea tree, thyme, lavender, cypress, cedarwood, lemon, lime, mandarin, rosemary, spearmint.