Peppermint is a perennial herb, a hybrid of watermint and spearmint that is indigenous to Europe and the Middle East but is grown in most areas. It grows to around 30 – 90cm and produces a purple flower. The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the whole plant. With its refreshing minty aroma the essential oil is invigorating and is purported to improve concentration. .
Botanical Name Mentha piperita
Plant Part Whole plant
Actions Refreshing, invigorating, improves concentration, clarifies the mind
May Help Burn out, lethargy, nausea, headaches, apathy, lack of concentration
Fragrance Note Top
Blends with Bergamot, Citrus Oils, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Marjoram, Mints, Tea Tree