Field mint (Mentha arvensis) is a plant from the Lamiaceae family that is found in the moderate climates of Eurasia. The use of field mint extends far and wide. Field mint purifies the air and breathing, cools fiery ailments and eases pains.
Field mint knows in different languages the following names:
Field mint grows in an area where since ages ayurveda, the Hinduistic medicine, is being practised. It is no wonder then that field mint is in use in ayurveda. Below you can find a general overview of the qualities of field mint from ayurvedic perspective.
Field mint is indigenous in Europe and has therefore a traditional place in Western herbology. Below follows an overview of the qualities.
In the Agni Yoga teachings of Helena Roerich we find references to peppermint (Mentha × piperita) in particular but also to mint (Mentha) in general (under which thus also field mint falls).
Field mint essential oil can be used aromatically, in bath, for massage and as a perfume. Consult before use the paragraph 'Side Effects' and when hesitant a doctor or therapist.
Usage of field mint essential oil on the manners as described under the paragraph 'Usage' is deemed safe. For completeness however can the following points of attention be mentioned. Consult when hesitant a doctor or therapist.
Field mint essential oil has in general constituents as follows: