Mentha Viridis is very similar to peppermint, but slightly
sweeter. It blends well with basil, grapefruit and rosemary. Antispasmodic,
emmenagogue, insecticide, parturient and stimulant. Indicated for all sorts of
respiratory problems, sinusitis, and chronic bronchitis. If used in full body
massage, use only a minute amount; massage in local areas may be preferable.
Possibility of eye irritation, as well as an irritant on sensitive skin.
Stimulates a tired mind. Helpful with digestive problems such as vomiting ,
flatulence, constipation and diarrhea. Seems to relax stomach muscles, relieves
hiccups and nausea. May help with travel sickness. Good oil to use externally
on children with digestive problems such as nausea, constipation and diarrhea.
Blends well with basil, grapefruit, lemon and rosemary. May be used to relieve
pruritus. Don't use during pregnancy. Flash point: 142 F.