Peppermint oil (Mentha piperita) is a cross between to watermint and spearmint considered one of the oldest and most highly regarded aromatic herbs. Its essential oil, extracted by steam distillation from leaves, contains presence of menthol and menthone that provide aromatherapeutic properties in cooling, invigorating and stimulating sensory just as we can feel its flavoring in gum, toothpaste and tea etc.
Medicinally, peppermint has long been used to treat a variety of ailments, such as upset digestive problem, headaches, anxiety, menstrual cramps and symptoms of the common cold, including sore throat.
In Thailand peppermint is one of key ingredients of Thai dishes especially ones from the northeast. It adds appetite to the foods. We loaded peppermint oil into our products to cool and refresh skin and help clear emotional blockage.