PEPPERMINT
Peppermint is a plant high up to 80 cm, with small violet flowers. Essential oils contains triterpenes, carotenoids, phenolic acids and flavonoids. Mentha x piperita is cultivated from Japan to Egypt and in phytotherapy is used for intestinal, menstrual and breathing problems. Essential oil has antibacterial and antivirus properties. Stimulates the nervous system, analgesic when applied locally. It’s used for hemicranias, respiratory problems and low blood pressure.