Young Living peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita) has a strong, clean, fresh, minty aroma. One of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion, it may also restore digestive efficiency.*
Jean Valnet MD studied supportive effect of peppermint essential oil on the liver and respiratory systems. Other scientists have also researched its role in improving taste and smell when inhaled. Dr. William N. Dember of the University of Cincinnati studied peppermint’s ability to improve concentration and mental sharpness. Alan Hirsch MD studied peppermint’s ability to directly affect the brain’s satiety center, which triggers a sensation of fullness after meals.
This powerful essential oil is often diluted before topical application. Peppermint may also be used to enhance the flavor of food and water.
Peppermint essential oil has an approximate ORAC of 373,455 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
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How To Use
For dietary, aromatic, or topical use. When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid such as goat’s or rice milk.
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Dilution recommended for both topical and internal use. Do not apply neat to a fresh wound or burn. Dilute before using on sensitive areas such as the face, neck, genital area, etc. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.
Young Living kits containing a 5 ml bottle of peppermint essential oil
Young Living blends containing peppermint essential oil
Young Living nutritional products containing peppermint essential oil
Young Living personal products containing peppermint essential oil
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.