Meadow mint essential oil is renowned for its stunningly fresh scent and a range of health benefits. This natural product has found applications in areas such as aromatherapy, cosmetology, perfumery, medicine.
Mint has been known since ancient times. The Egyptians, Greeks and Romans actively used this herb in everyday life and for medicinal purposes. Meadow mint has long been cultivated in Japan as a cultivated plant, and the first plantations for producing the essential oil of this mint variety appeared on the island of Hokkaido in 1906.
Meadow mint essential oil is obtained from the upper part of flowering plants by steam stripping. It is a light yellow liquid with a bright fresh woody herbaceous scent.
The oil has a number of medicinal properties: antiseptic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, tonic, expectorant, activates the brain, liver and gallbladder, relieves toothache and menstrual pain.
Meadow mint essential oil is an excellent remedy for combating stress, depression and chronic overwork. The fresh scent of mint improves mood and invigorates.
In cosmetology, the range of its application is very wide. This oil works very well on oily and combination skin, helps to narrow pores, get rid of inflammation and greasy shine.
Also, meadow mint essential oil is useful for hair and nail care. Hair will acquire a healthy shine, become stronger and healthier. And baths and rubbing oil into the nail plate will relieve it of brittleness, delamination and cracks.
Massage with the addition of peppermint essential oil relieves muscle tension, soothes and relaxes. Rinsing your mouth with a few drops of oil can help relieve sore throat and toothaches.
Methods of using meadow mint essential oil: therapeutic massages, aromatherapy, masks, warm baths and steam baths.
Contraindications: pregnancy, age up to 6 years, individual intolerance. Remember to do a sensitivity test before using any essential oils.