Peppermint essential oil

Scientific Name: mentha piperita

Family: Labiatae

Origin: United States


breathe me: focus, brain-boost

gemfleur: focus+


Fresh, bright, minty, penetrating, clean.

Key Qualities:

Refreshing, restorative, nerve tonic, cephalic, aphrodisiac, stimulant (mental).

Primary Constituents:

L-menthol, L-menthone, 1.8-Cineole, Menthofuran, L-menthyl Acetate, alpha-Pinene, beta-Pinene.e

Traditional Aromatherapy use:

Skin care: Acne, dermatitis, ringworm, scabies, toothache.

Circulation, muscles and joints: Neuralgia, muscular pain, palpitations.

Respiratory system: Asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, spasmodic cough.

Digestive system: Colic, cramp, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea.

Immune system: Colds, flu, fevers.

Nervous system: Fainting, headache, mental fatigue, migraine, nervous stress, vertigo.

Research on Peppermint (Mentha Arvensis):

Antiemetic activity of volatile oil from Mentha spicata and Mentha × piperita in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

Essential oil diffusion for the treatment of persistent oxygen dependence in a three-year-old child with restrictive lung disease with respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia.

Improved performance on clerical tasks associated with administration of peppermint odor

Evaluation of insecticidal activities of Mentha piperita and Lavandula angustifolia essential oils against house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae)

Modulation of cognitive performance and mood by aromas of peppermint and ylang-ylang

The effects of peppermint on exercise performance.

Antiemetic activity of volatile oil from Mentha spicata and Mentha × piperita in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

Antifungal activity of peppermint and sweet basil essential oils and their major aroma constituents on some plant pathogenic fungi from the vapor phase.

Efficacy of plant products against herpetic infections (Peppermint)

The effect of aroma inhalation method on stress responses of nursing students.

Chemical composition and larvicidal evaluation of Mentha, Salvia, and Melissa essential oils against the West Nile virus mosquito Culex pipiens.

Antibacterial and antifungal activity of ten essential oils in vitro.( Lemongrass, eucalyptus, peppermint and orange oils were effective against all the 22 bacterial strains. All twelve fungi were inhibited by lemongrass, orange)

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General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. (Please note that all Nectar Essences, Breathe Me personal remedies have been diluted for your safety). Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest of oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before. For very in-depth information on essential oils safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Tong Balacs.