Mint oil (Mentha piperita)

  • Brand: Буджак
  • Cat No: MP-001

Description: Mint piperita - Mentha piperita genus of perennial herbaceous plants of the family Oral. It is distributed mainly in the northern temperate zone. In Bulgaria there are about 9 species with numerous variations.

Peppermint essential oil is used in medicine, aromatherapy, the food and pharmaceutical industries and the tea diet.

Method: Peppermint essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of fresh inflorescence or green mass. Does not contain preservatives, is not mixed with other oils, guaranteed 100% natural product.

Chemical composition: menthol, carvone, cineole, lemon, pinene, menthone, thymol, etc.

Action:

The above-ground part of the plant is used, and more precisely the leaves, which contain essential oils with the main component menthol. It is the reason for the aromatic and refreshing properties of the herb. The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation. If you are going to pick mint yourself, you should know that the best time is in July and August, at the beginning of their flowering. They are dried in the shade or in an oven at a temperature of up to 30 degrees.

Mint is one of the most used herbs due to its many beneficial effects. The ancient Romans used it to flavor halls and parties because they believed that the smell of mint enhances brain function and improves memory. That is why the students of that time went to classes with wreaths from the plant.

Mint is used to make mint leaf, intended for use as table tea. It is very useful in the autumn-winter season. Cold mint tea is a great refreshing drink for hot summer days, and hot is a great way to solve your problem after overeating.

Menthol oil helps against nausea, stomach pain, flatulence (gas in the intestines). Mint soothes spasms in the digestive tract, restores appetite. It is important to take small doses in tea, for example. It also has anti-inflammatory and choleretic effects. Mint is a suitable herb for the treatment of diseases of the biliary tract, gallstone disease, chronic pancreatitis, disorder. Menthol is also an integral part of many drugs for cardiovascular disease. Mint is also used in the treatment of the upper respiratory tract in bronchitis. It has an antiseptic and analgesic effect.

Folk medicine says that mint is a suitable herb for the treatment of dizziness, insomnia, headaches, depression, epilepsy. The decoction of the leaves is used for nervous excitement, gingivitis and toothache. Gargles with mint are also effective. It also helps to eliminate bad breath. In this case, soak the mint leaves for 8 days in red wine in a ratio of 1 to 10. Use the resulting mixture for gnawing or drinking (two tablespoons after eating). In case of migraines, colds, coughs, sinusitis, fatigue, shock, nervous tension, inhalations with peppermint oil are suitable. Peppermint massage is effective for menstrual disorders. Mint is also used to make compresses for skin rashes, bruises and boils.

Be careful if you are allergic to this herb, then avoid inhaling the vapors of peppermint oil.

Mint is also widely used in cooking. Adds flavor to fruit salads, especially with strawberries, jams, creams, soft drinks and ice cream. It is very interesting to combine it with chocolate or an alcoholic cocktail. Apart from the food industry, this herb is also used in cosmetics (mint is an ingredient in perfumes, soaps, toothpastes and mouthwashes) and aromatherapy. Many people also use mint as a mosquito repellent. They grow it in pots and put bags of dried mint in wardrobes and cupboards. Menthol oil is also an ecological insecticide against wasps, ants and cockroaches. (Sources: Landzhev, Iliya. Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants in Bulgaria. Trud Publishing House, 2010. p. 268.)

Packaging: glass bottle, aluminum can.

Origin of culture: Bulgaria

Storage: in a dry place, in glass or aluminum packaging, without direct sunlight at a temperature of +5 ° C to + 25 ° C

Precautions: Do not use during pregnancy or lactation. Keep out of reach of children.

Shelf life: up to 5 years

5,00 лв.
Price:5,00 лв.
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