about peppermint oil

The health benefits of peppermint oil includes its ability to treat spasms caused by indigestion, respiratory problems, headaches, stomach and bowel discomfort,  nausea, pain, fever.
As a result of present menthol, esters of methyl - peppermint oil and mint is used to manufacture shampoo, cigarette, soap, toothpaste, chewing gum, tea and ice cream. There are several species of mint from which can be obtained peppermint oil.
From historical point of view, the plant has been appreciated for its medicinal uses being a natural medicine used since ancient times. Unlike many other herbs and essential oils, the benefits of peppermint oil and of mint have been studied and confirmed by the scientific community. Consequently, mint is commercialized in various forms starting from capsules and tablets, to oils and tinctures.
Peppermint oil contains numerous minerals and nutritious substances including iron, manganese, magnesium, calcium, folic acid, potassium and copper. It contains also omega-3 fatty acids,  A and C vitamin.
At what help us peppermint oil:
- Indigestion – the oil of peppermint favors  the process of digestion. Often people add a few drop of peppermint oil in a glass of water that you drink after a meal for its digestive properties and carminative (helps to eliminate of gas).
Peppermint oil is a tonic suited to those who have a decreased appetite. This is useful for people who suffer of diarrhea. Peppermint oil combined with caraway can be used for treating heartburn or heartburn.
- Dental Care - thanks to its antiseptic properties, peppermint oil is useful for oral cavity care. This fight you bad breath and removes germs from the gums and teeth.
It has a role expectorant and relieves instantly (but temporary) symptoms of some respiratory affections including: sinusitis, bronchitis, nasal congestion, asthma, cold and cough. Therefore is used including in composition of the various gels for massage in case of colds, to eliminate nasal congestion and cleans respiratory tract.
- Nausea and headaches - This oil is ideal for removal of nausea and headaches. Application of peppermint oil in diluted form on the forehead have the role to eliminate headaches.
- Stress - that most essential oils, mint has the property to ameliorate stress, depression and mental exhaustion, but it is quite efficient in case of agitation and anxiety.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome – this oil helps ameliorates symptoms of irritable bowel, to relax muscles.
- Antispasmodic effect - Peppermint oil is very efficient used during gastroscopy, colonoscopy and barium enema.
- Urinary tract infections - Peppermint oil can be used to treat urinary tract infections. However, it is currently conducting thorough research to confirm this aspect
- Relief of pain - Peppermint oil can be used externally to calm of pain. Is considered that the presence of calcium in peppermint oil participate to the removal of discomfort caused by pain. Also, peppermint oil helps to reduce fever.
- Immune System - peppermint oil  increase immunity against diseases, prevent the occurrence of various affections.
- Stimulation blood circulation
- Hair Care - This oil is necessary for hair care because triggers a chilling effect to the head and lice and removes dandruff.
- Skin Care - Peppermint oil contains menthol which has a very good effect on the skin, nourishes dull skin and diminishes the effects of oily skin.

1 comment:

  1. an oil just as good rosehip oil  is and which has great benefits for the skin