Peppermint Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
  • Alternative Names: Mint, Western Peppermint
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Menthol
  • Other Main Constituents: Menthone
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

Preparation of Peppermint Oil-Based Nanodevices Loaded with Paclitaxel: Cytotoxic and Apoptosis Studies in HeLa Cells

Flores-villaseñor SE, Peralta-rodríguez RD, Padilla-vaca F, Meléndez-ortiz HI, Ramirez-contreras JC, Franco B AAPS PharmSciTech, 2019 ABSTRACT: In this work, several normal, oil-in-water (o/w) microemulsions (MEs) were prepared using peppermint essential oil, jojoba oil, trans-anethole, and vitamin E as oil phases to test their capacity to load paclitaxel (PTX). Initially, pseudo-ternary partial phase diagrams were constructed… Read more »

Essential Oils to Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Fearrington MA, Qualls BW, Carey MG Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 2019 ABSTRACT: PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine if using essential oil products for adult patients reduced the need for antiemetics for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). DESIGN: A prospective and retrospective cross-sectional design using a convenience sample. METHODS: Double blinded to… Read more »

Evaluation of the possible use of genus Mentha derived essential oils in the prevention of SENLAT syndrome caused by Rickettsia slovaca

Štefanidesová K, Špitalská E, Csicsay F, Friedländerová V, Šáner A, Škultéty Ľ Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2018 ABSTRACT: ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Essential oils and essential oil bearing medicinal and culinary plants have a long tradition of being used to combat infection, treat various conditions, and promote and restore health. Mint oils are traditionally applied to repel insects… Read more »