Young Living peppermint has a strong, pure, fresh, and minty aroma and is considered one of the oldest and most prized herbs. Jean Valnet, M.D. studied the effects of peppermint specifically on the liver and respiratory system. Other studies confirm the importance of peppermint in its effect on the sense of taste and smell when the oil is inhaled. Dr. William N. Dember of the University of Cincinnati researched the ability of peppermint to improve concentration and mental accuracy. Alan Hirsch, M.D., examined the influence of peppermint oil by inhalation on the brain's saturation centre, which can trigger the feeling of satiation after meals.
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) has a strong, clean, fresh, minty aroma and is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs. Jean Valnet, M.D., studied peppermint's effect on the liver and respiratory systems. Other scientists have also researched peppermint's role in improving taste and smell when inhaled. Dr. William N. Dember of the University of Cincinnati studied peppermint's ability to improve concentration and mental activity. Alan Hirsch, M.D., studied peppermint's ability to directly affect the brain's satiety centre, which triggers a sensation of fullness after meals.