- Main Constituent menthol (Terpene Alcohol)
- Depurative, Tonic
- Expectorant, Decongestant
- Digestive, Stomachic
Peppermint Oil is one of the most beneficial essential oils available. Aroma therapists utilize Peppermint essential oil for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, Digestive Disorders and IBS. It is commonly used for headaches, fevers, flu, and respiratory disorders. Aroma therapists note expectorant and pectoral properties with Peppermint Oil, and is often used in cold and flu chest rubs to help with chest congestion and cough. This menthol oil is cool to the touch and can be used topically to relieve pain and muscle aches. A rejuvenating oil, peppermint is used to increase confidence, spirituality and clairvoyance during meditation. Peppermint oil is used by some for the 7th Chakra (Crown) . Read more about the properties, uses and benefits of pure Peppermint Oil below.
This table explains Peppermint Oil Properties, Uses, and Benefits and lists common uses and healing properties of Peppermint oil. The table also reviews the best methods of application when using Peppermint oil of mentha piperita in aromatherapy.