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We currently carry two versions of peppermint. Japanese and Supreme.
Peppermint Supreme Essential Oil has strong minty notes with herbaceous warm undertones.
Peppermint Japanese Essential Oil has a sharp, penetrating mint scent based on its high menthol content.
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What is it?
Peppermint Oil has been used for centuries in many ways that have benefitted mankind. Extensive research in recent years has only supported the time honored uses of peppermint and it is through its fantastic benefits that it has become an essential item for any health advocate. The historical uses and research done on the benefits of it all have come to the conclusion that peppermint is one of the most naturally beneficial plants in the world.
The history and uses of peppermint oil have been dated back to 1000 B.C in Egypt as well as ancient Asia. Early Egyptian, Chinese and Japanese cultures used peppermint plants and oils for their healing and restorative properties and in Greek mythology, it is said that the god Hades/Pluto transformed a nymph into the peppermint plant. Today the plant’s scientific name is still titled after the nymph, being called Mentha Piperita.
Although it has been used throughout the world, the peppermint plant is a native to the Mediterranean and can most prominently be found in gardens in North American and European Countries. Commonly referred to as the world’s oldest medicine, this cross between a spearmint and water mint plant is used in soaps, shampoos, ice cream and toothpaste as well as used for medical reasons.
Peppermint oil has been used for medical purposes as well as in different industries for centuries but until recently, the positive qualities hadn’t been measured. Once scientists took the initiative to research the properties of it, they found conclusive evidence that matched with the wise instruction of the medicine men of the past. Today, health care physicians recommend peppermint oil to patients suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS,) indigestion, heart burn and nausea amongst other physical ailments.
As a Natural Health Supplement
This yellow and potent oil is made up of strong A and C vitamins as well as healthy mineral supplements of iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese, omega 3 fatty acids, calcium and copper. This makes it a natural health supplement that combats symptoms of illness such as an upset stomach, a blocked respiratory tract, headaches, stress and pain.
For those suffering from an upset stomach, it relieves gas and spasms for the stomach and can be easily incorporated into a diet by adding a few drops of the oil into a glass of water. The strong menthol found in peppermint oil also instantly clears a respiratory tract of back up and blockage. Many people use it to combat colds, asthma and more serious illnesses such as bronchitis.
To relieve headaches and pain, it also acts to revitalize the body and block stress and headaches from occurring.
For Health Vitality
The vitality of spirit and health that is rejuvenated through peppermint oil is astounding. Peppermint baths and scents are said to relax the user and lower their stress levels while the health benefits include opening air passages and headache relief. Energy and alertness can be achieved by a simple drop of oil under the tongue. Also, it is said to boost concentration and clarity for those looking to feel better naturally.
In Home Remedies
Amongst the medical benefits, it also is helpful around the home. When combined with other natural ingredients, it is used in organic household cleansing sprays and for insect repellent. Natural peppermint sprays provide the alert and medical benefits while leaving a home clean, bug free and smelling wonderful. Check out our blog for creative uses for peppermint essential oil.
For Hair and Skin Care
Peppermint deters lice and dandruff while providing a tingling and cooling sensation to the hair follicle on the head. This promotes hair growth as well as balances the PH levels on the head for healthy and shiny hair. Not to mention the invigorating sensation that this all natural oil will bring to your daily routine.
or skin care, it tends to decrease the production of oil, resulting in less oily and clearer skin for the user. Working with its added health benefits, peppermint oil is ideal for those seeking to look and feel their best naturally.
Italian researchers in 2007 found conclusive evidence that peppermint oil, when given in the form of capsules to IBS patients, is a natural cure for stomach health problems. 78% percent of the study’s patients who were given the capsules reported health increase and a large decrease in the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome over a four week period. Iranian studies in 2011 found evidence that concurred with the 2007 Italian research and in 2011, it was found that peppermint oil flows through an anti-pain channel called TRPM8, which assists in the relaxation and pain relief that peppermint oil provides.
Thousands of people throughout the world have seen and felt the firsthand effects of using peppermint oil and through continued research and use, it may become even further embedded into our society as a naturally healing medicine.
-Add a drop to your tea or beverage for digestion/stomach issues.
Peppermint Essential Oil can be successfully blended best with Sandalwood Essential Oil, Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint, Lavender Oil and Thyme Essential Oils.
The strong aroma and menthol content should be avoided during pregnancy.
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by Katherine – 2nd Aug 2013
I am really impressed with this essential oil. I purchased one pound of the Japan oil and I LOVE the packaging! Thank you so much for all your great products...I'll be buying again.
by Richard – 30th Jul 2013
by Gayl H – 14th Jul 2013
Really wish the bottle came with the dropper tops!!!!
by Becky K. – 23rd Jun 2013
I bought the 2 oz. bottle becuase I planned to use the peppermint oil in several recipes (salves, massage oils, salt scrubs, etc). I was so pleased with the sweet minty aroma. I will use this oil as much and as often as I can, and will return here when I need more.
by Judy – 12th Jun 2013
I use peppermint oil, lavender oil, and eucalyptus essential oil for my hair, taking a bath, placing some drop in my lotion bottle. It help my hair to it to grow, relaxation when taking a bath and soothe my muscles, and help stimulate my skin as well.
by Donna Scagnelli – 11th Jun 2013
Wonderful smelling oil, I purchased it to use as a wasp spray this summer. They bombard us at the pool and when mixed with water it is suppossed to ward them off. I will let you know how it works. I also read about it being used for sinus headaches...so i will be testing that out as well.
by Gina Renee – 10th Jun 2013
Nice clean and crisp essential oil. Great quality.
by Linda – 29th May 2013
Very useful in the all natural mosquito, tick spray I am using this year. No poisons, just essential oils and water sprayed on my family.
I use the Peppermint Oil as a spray in the chicken house. It keeps the mice away. I avoid the nests and spray the baseboards and walls.
by J Israel – 28th May 2013
Love the smell of the peppermint. Not to strong and the price was good.
by Raye – 24th May 2013
I love this peppermint. I used it mixed with a carrier oil to massage on my upset stomach and it worked wonders. The smell is great my son use it for his sinus problems and the price can't be beat.
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