Peppermint Essential Oil
Plant Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae).
Origins: Peppermint grows worldwide but major producers are the USA, India and China. It’s native to Southern Europe.
Extraction: The essential oil is produced by steam distillation of the flowering herb and leaves.
Properties: Analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, antipruritic, carminative, cephalic, cooling, digestive tonic, expectorant, febrifuge, stimulant, stomachic, vermifuge, uplifting and vasoconstrictive.