Peppermint

Peppermint
Mentha Piperita

Mentha Piperita

Peppermint belongs to the mint family. It is a multiannual plant with spacious roots, which can make other plants grow. Already the Romans and Egyptians knew about its digestive effect.

Curiosity

Properties

Properties

The beneficial and digestive properties of peppermint have a pleasant and strengthening effect on the stomach. For a calming effect when having a headache rub the oil on the forehead and temples. For insect bites put 1 drop on the affected spot, it mitigates itching. The intense scent is refreshing and supports concentration. 2-3 drops in the oil burner or aroma lamp refresh the room air. It i salso used in the sauna.

Benefits Peppermint

You can find all the benefits of this plant in these products

Sources

Dietmar Kramer, Esoterische Therapien 1, Ansata-Verlag, Interlaken
Susanne Fischer-Rizzi: Himmlische Dafte
Monika Werner: atherische ale
Patricia Davis: Aromatherapie von A-Z
Maggie Tisserand: Aromatherapy for Love
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Farmacopea Ufficiale della Repubblica italiana, Ministero della Sanita