Peppermint Essential Oil (M. balsamea Willd)
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So, What’s Up With Peppermint Essential Oil?
Peppermint Essential Oil’s antimicrobial properties are well documented, which makes it an excellent tool for fighting acne caused by bacteria.
Peppermint Essential Oil contains menthone, menthol, and methyl acetate, which have been shown to help soothe the skin and fight inflammation by interfering with toxins ability to affect the body, especially those emitted by bacteria.
Peppermint Essential Oil helps the flow of our body’s natural oils. Acne is largely caused by oil backed up within the pores, which is where Peppermint Essential Oil can save the day. By aiding the natural flow of sebum (the natural oils in your skin), it helps keep pores clear and your skin looking great.
Peppermint Essential Oil has been shown to be an effective antiseptic, and along with its other properties, makes it a great tool for combatting dandruff and aiding to the overall health of your scalp.
Peppermint Essential Oil has an uplifting fragrance which has been shown to help relieve stress and offset mental fatigue, helping you not only look great, but feel great too.
Why Do We Use Peppermint Essential Oil In TreeActiv Products?
Peppermint has been used in a broad range of natural remedies by leveraging the effects of menthol and menthone to ease muscle pain, fight bacterial infections, and battle acne. Rosmarinic acid is another component that plays heavily into its ability to battle inflammation, and may even be effective in battling asthma.Peppermint Essential Oil is versatile and safe, making it a perfect addition to the formulation of our hair and skin-care products. Menthol helps to soothe the skin with its cooling effect, thus reducing inflammation, and opening the pores to provide you with healthy skin free of blackheads and blemishes. It’s also an effective way to handle dandruff and frizzy hair. By aiding the flow of your natural oils, Peppermint Essential Oil helps to provide a shiny, beautiful mane of hair.
Which TreeActiv Products Contain Peppermint Essential Oil?
Some Fun Facts about Peppermint Essential Oil:
- Peppermint is actually a hybrid of two other mints, watermint and spearmint, occurring naturally in the presence of the parent plants.
- Is cultivated all over the world and is robust enough to grow almost anywhere.
- Like most hybrids, peppermint is almost always sterile, but can reproduce itself through its roots.
- Its history as a culinary and medicinal plant dates back to the time of the Ancient Romans, where it was often used as an adornment for the head and table, and used to flavor wines and sauces.