Peppermint is a supremely refreshing, minty delight with a cooling aroma and powerful benefits for the body. Peppermint is one of the best-selling essential oils and is found in many foods, soaps, cosmetics, tea and herbal remedies. It has a broad range of therapeutic uses as an effective pain reliever, reduces bloating, nausea and relieves congestion. It is stimulating for the mind and antidepressant. Peppermint is anti-viral and anti-fungal and also an insect repellant. Peppermint is one of the best-selling essential oils in the world and is found in many foods, teas, herbal formulations, bug sprays, soaps, cosmetics, muscle salves and more. As a small example Altoids, each one contain 2 drops of peppermint essential oil.
Peppermint is one of the best summer essential oils. Putting peppermint on the back of the neck instantly cools the body and keeps away bugs. It induces sweating (diaphoretic) which aids in the cooling of the body. Peppermint from Veriditas Botanicals is 100% food grade certified organic and can be used in drinks, foods and herbal blends as a flavoring with some desirable side effects.
- Information by Melissa Farris, Founder of Veriditas Botanicals
*Information given is the historical and use of medicinal herbs. This information is for educational purposes only, not FDA approved. We do not intend to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Please use all essential oils under the advice and council of your local herbalist, aromatherapist, midwife, spiritual advisor, and/or doctor.