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Mentha Arvensis - USDA Organic
There are several species of the mentha arvensis perennial herb that can grow to 3 feet in height, spreading due to their underground 'runners'. The mint plant has hairy leaves with serrated edges and purple spiked flowers. Also, known as Peppermint Japanese, Mentha arvensis is known for its high menthol content. It is so high in fact that menthol crystals sometimes form right on the leaves.
Skin: Mentha essential oil is a natural antiseptic that aids in healing wounds and treating numerous skin problems. It acts as a protective shield on the skin and guards against the infections of micro organisms like bacteria, fungi and other microbes.
Mind: Japanese mint oil motivates, pacifies, rejuvenates and replenishes your senses and augments your mental power by boosting your confidence. It can trim down your fatigue, stress, depression, nervous tension and anxiety after a long tiring day.
Body: Mentha or Japanese Mint Essential Oil has long been credited as being useful in combating stomach ailments. It is also viewed as an antispasmodic and antimicrobial agent.
Product Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.