Peppermint is a hybrid, cross between watermint and spearmint.
Indigenous to Europe and the Middle East, the plant is now widespread in cultivation in many regions of the world but is only occasionally found in the wild now.
Has a wonderful cooling effect on the skin leaving it feeling fresh and revitalised.
It also has useful anti-bacterial properties and can be used to help combat bacterial infection and malodours.
Excellent at pain relief for addressing sore muscles
Can help tackle chemotherapy-induced nausea
Anti-microbial and anti-septic properties helping to keep skin clear of infections
Can aid oil secretion of the skin, helping to control acne
Used to help manage stress, nervous disorders and mental fatigue