Peppermint (Mentha arvensis)
Scent: Fresh, sharp, menthol smell.
Properties: Analgesic, anesthetic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cordial, decongestant, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic and vermifuge.
Cautions: Non-toxic and non-irritant in low dilutions, but sensitization may be a problem due to the menthol content.
Disclaimer: Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.