Peppermint essential oil
Essential oil of peppermint is probably known by everybody by its peculiar, refreshing taste, that’s why this oil is very popular, because the main active ingredient of peppermint oil – menthol, has a truly unique beneficial properties.
Peppermint essential oil is an excellent natural analgesic, mild and efficient thanks to its composition of menthol. Its being used successfully for pain relief in dental pain, menstrual, headaches – peppermint essential oil relieves cramps, thereby bringing relief. In addition, peppermint oil is effective in inflammatory processes of skin or in the mouth. With regard to its effects on the nervous system, peppermint oil has found its application, because it is a powerful stimulant that can help fight depression and restoring force. In addition, it stimulates circulation well in the brain. It should be borne in mind that peppermint oil is required to apply with care, avoiding overdose, leading to overexcitation and sleep disturbances.
Essential oil of peppermint with an internal application stimulates the digestive tract, including the motor function of the intestines, the stomach generally disinfects, removes the feeling of nausea, bloating, heartburn and eliminates odor in your mouth.
Thanks to the anti-viral and antiseptic properties, this oil is used to treat colds, bronchitis and inflammation of the respiratory organs.
Essential oil can be recommended to breast-feeding women who suffer from an excess of milk and its stagnation in the chest – peppermint oil inhibits lactation. In addition, its effectiveness in fighting parasites, worms is marked.
Cosmetic use of essential oil of mint is based on its anti-inflammatory properties, so it is used for oily skin prone to clogging pores, oily sheen and irritations. In addition, peppermint oil is effective for oily hair and dandruff, so it is often part of the special shampoos and conditioners for hair.
Aromatherapy with essential oil of peppermint, using its properties such as refreshing, invigorating, stimulating the brain, is also very effective. Moreover, it is used not only for human exposure, but also just for flavoring rooms, insect repellent, such as mosquitoes.