Mentha piperita species of the lamiaceae family. A Chinese peppermint oil distilled from fresh, flowering peppermint herbs. Peppermints grown in northern regions are considered to be of superior quality. The oil is pale yellow in colour with a strong, penetrating, grassy-mint aroma.
This is an aroma that many people are familiar with and it has an enormous number of uses in the food and pharmaceutical industry. In aromatherapy its applications are also wide ranging. It is usually referred to as the classic digestive remedy and often
Methods of use: Massage, vaporisation
Cautions: Avoid if suffering from cardiac fibrillation – May antidote homeopathic remedies – Do not use during the first four months of pregnancy. May irritate sensitive skins – Do not use on babies or young children.