Digestion and Intestinal Health
- Field of application: Respiratory Health
Native to Europe, mint species have spread around the world up to Northern America, Australia and even Japan. Grown since antiquity for their medical properties, they have been found in an Egyption tomb errected in 1000 a.D. Mentha arvensis is a spcies of mint belonging to the Lamiace family, It is an herbal plant with a strong aromatic smell, from 10 to 60 cm high, with verticil flowers situated in the axil of the leaves, The leaves are oval, pointed and dentate. This hardy plant flowers from july till september and likes ditches, swamps and damp meadows,
"Rosemary is a vigorous perennial plant with grey-green, needle-shaped leaves and whitish to blue flowers. It thrives in a marine climate. Its geographic origin determines its biochemical composition to a large extent."
A hybrid of Mentha aquatica and Mentha spicata, peppermint is an 80-cm perennial plant. It has quadrangular stems and oval, sharp dentate leaves opposite each other. It likes cool, clay and limy soils. Distillation takes place in June, just before the plants bloom.
420Mentha x piperita
Much more well-known in ancient times, where wreaths crowned victors, and in cuisine, where it forms part of the bouquet garni, bay produces a remarkable essential oil that remains too little-used in aromatherapy. Native to the Mediterranean basin, this tree has a smooth, dark grey bark and leaves that are a dark shiny green on top and paler on the underside.
"A hybrid of Mentha aquatica and Mentha spicata, peppermint is an 80-cm perennial plant. It has quadrangular stems and oval, sharp dentate leaves opposite each other. It likes cool, clay and limy soils. Distillation takes place in June, just before the plants bloom."
2434Mentha x piperita
"Organic mini-capsules pre-dosed with 100% pure and natural essential oil of Peppermint. Practical size. Easy to swallow. Neutral taste. Hybrid from Mentha aquatica and Mentha spicata, this 80 cm plant is perennial. Its stems are quadrangular; the leaves are opposite, oval, acute and toothed. She likes cool, clayey and limestone soils. The distillation takes place in June just before flowering. "