|Distilled Part :||Aerial part|
|Extraction :||Steam distillation|
|Main Components :||Menthol, neomenthol, isomenthol, menthone, piperitone, pulegone, menthyl acetate, menthofurane|
|Oil Characteristics :||Transparent slightly yellow liquid. It has a penetrating green smell, minty, and camphoric.|
|Properties :||Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-parasitic, tonic and stimulant +++, cardio-tonic, hypertensive, utero-tonic, entero-tonic, digestive stimulant, antiemetic, stomachic, hepato-tonic, hepato-cellular regenerator, cholagogue, choleretic, pancreatic stimulant, neurotonic and equilibrating, anti-catarrhal, expectorant and mucolytic, analgesic, anaesthetic +++, anti-inflammatory (intestinal, urinary), decongestant (prostate), hormone-like , emmenagogue (ovarian regulation)|
|Indications :||Hepato-pancreatic insufficiencies +++, indigestion, dyspepsia, nausea, kinetosis, aerophagia, aerocoly, viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver colic, inflammatory and spasmodic colics, ulcers, gastro duodenal atony, gastralgia, enteralgy, yellow fever, cystitis, prostatitis, nephritic colic, neurovegetative dystonia, asthenia, migraines, headaches+++, zona, viral neuritis (optical nerve), neuralgias, sciatica++, pruritus, urticaria++, eczema++, parturition, rhinitis, sinusitis, otitis, laryngitis, vision disorders (caused by circulation), erethism (over excitability in certain organs), hypotension, lipothymia|
Energetic and Emotional Effect
Peppermint is a general stimulant; inspiring when it is applied on the forehead chakra. It stimulates creativity (sacral chakra) and has an effect on will and activity (solar plexus). It works wonderfully in synergy with spruce.