Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Origin: France, Certified Organic Artisan Distilled
Plant Part: Flowers and Leaves
Distillation Date: Oct 2017
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Aroma: Refreshing, green, minty
The minty cool aroma of this Peppermint Hydrosol, organic grown and certified organic artisan distilled in France, is refreshing and uplifting. The advantage this hydrosol has to Peppermint essential oil
is it can be safely used without dilution.
An excellent mist for stress or sinus related headache and can be enhanced by blending with Lavender Hydrosol
. Gents find this hydrosol particularly soothing in after shave facial care where its cooling and anesthetic qualities excel for razor burn. Gentle yet effective, Peppermint Hydrosol is one of the best toners for oily and problematic skin.
Some reputable sources indicate Peppermint Hydrosol highly effective with menopause related hot flashes because it is cooling and also considered a hormone regulator. Amazing what a mist of this lovely hydrosol on the face and neck area can do. We're told by several women that they keep an atomizer bedside as their natural solution to the sudden onset of hot flashes at night.
While LGB does not encourage or promote internal consumption of pure essential oil, Suzanne Catty writes in her book that Peppermint Hydrosol can be used for conditions of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Crohn's Disease. For internal use please consult her book referenced below for further information. Beneficial Uses of Peppermint Organic Hydrosol:
- Tones oily skin
- Itchy Skin
- Soothes razor burn
- Muscular aches/pains
- Insect bites
- Dermal allergic reactions
- Circulatory Stimulant
- Mental Stimulant
- Respiratory distress
- Headache (consider blending with Lavender Hydrosol)
- Hormone regulator
- IBS and Crohn's tonic
The shelf life is usually up to 2 years or longer when properly stored in the refrigerator. Our Organic Peppermint Hydrosol does not contain preservatives.
References: Catty, Suzanne; Hydrosols The Next Aromatherapy, Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT 2001
Price, Len and Shirely Price. Understanding Hydrolats: The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy. London: Churchill Livingston. 2004