After its origination from the Mediterranean, it came to Italy, Japan, USA, and Great Britain for cultivation. This is the reason that large numbers of people can get this oil easily. People may find its trees not more than 3 feet in height. They are having pinkish flowers on them and they are in conical shape. There are many species of this herb are popular. Peppermint is the popular one as it is in use in many things and people can get it to feel fresh too. Moreover, its cultivation was started first in the countries like Japan and China. There is a story behind its plantation, which was said, in the Greek mythology. It is extracted from the while plants and it is done while the flower does not grow on the plant. It is extracted through steam distillation method. Only dried plant is extracted for different purposes. There are different chemical substances also involved in the oiling process through which many uses can be withdrawn from it.
|Scientific Name||:||Mentha Piperita (Arvensis)|
|Country of Origin||:||Mediterranean|
|Colour and odor||:||Pale yellow with fresh, sharp and menthol smell|
|Extraction Method||:||Flowering tops, leaves are steamed|
It is always said that if you are feeling pressurized or having some problem, eat peppermint. This will help you in eradicating the problems. In addition, it is very effective in getting reduction from itches, which normally happens to people during summers. It also plays an important role in eradicating the skin redness and other problems. It is having faster cooling action because of which many prickly heat powders are having its essence so that a person can get cooling crystals. It also plays an important part to clean mouth completely. Many toothpaste brands are using this oil as their cooling substance through which they can help in getting fresh breath, which can help them in their daylong activities. Also used in vaporizers to make the breath fresh and calm while a person is affected through cold.
Mentha Piperita is the oil, which is non-toxic and non-irritant in dilutions. However, a person can feel the sensitization while using the menthol substance. It should be kept away from eyes else may cause harmful effects to eyes. Pregnant women must avoid it and those children who are bellow than 7 years of age must avoid it. In addition, its misuse may cause problem to skin and muscle of a person.
This oil blends well with the substances like benozin, rosemary, lemon, marjoram, lavender, and eucalyptus.
I was suffering from cold from last few weeks and one of my friends suggested me to use the vaporizer containing peppermint. I took the treatment and the next morning I was feeling completely better and went for a better Baseball game of my career.
- Brendon Shaw
I kept a toothpaste containing peppermint because of which i feel fresh breathing every morning. Also I use the soap with the same content because of which my morning goes perfect and the entire day I feel alive at my work.