|Peppermint essential oil, Certified Organic|
|Description||Do you know that the ancient Romans adorned their tables with peppermint and also worn it on the head in the form of crowns at their feasts to stimulate the mind and soul?
Peppermint Essential Oil has a strong minty, cool, fresh, and sharp aroma presenting a top fragrance note. This scent is invigorating to the senses that promotes energy and alertness.It is a brilliant solution to drifting thoughts and sore bodies.
It is a well known immune stimulant and natural alternative for its antiseptic properties fighting against bacteria, fungi and viruses infection.
It helps to the relief of headaches, migraine, travel sickness, stomach pain and diarrhea. It is well known natural alternative for its expectorant properties loosening congestion in your throat and chest such as sinus, catarrhal congestion and stuffy nose.
|Facts||Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves and flowering tops
Aroma: Minty, fresh, sweet
Main Chemical Components: Ketones, Alcohols
Properties: Analgesic, anaesthetic, anti-galactagogue, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific, vaso- constrictor
|Blends well with||Cedarwood, Lavender, Orange, Lemon, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Basil, Black Pepper|
Mix well. Massage into sore muscles.
Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed
Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed or diffuse 5-10 drops.
Soothing foot soak
Optional: Epsom Salt
Mix oils and water together in a pail. Soak your feet for 15-20 minutes after a long day.
Pour hot water into a bowl and 1 drop of peppermint, place your head about 12 inches above the bowl and cover your head with a towel in such a way that the sides are totally closed and you in actual fact form a tent over the bowl. Keep your eyes shut and breathe deeply through your nose for 1 to 2 minutes.
Avoid if you have cardiac fibrillation or G6PD deficiency. May cause skin irritation.
For external use only. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. Do not use undiluted on skin. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Keep away from children and eyes. If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.To extend shelf life keep in a cool dark place with cap tightly sealed or refrigerated.
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The information provided is for educational purpose only. It is not considered complete. Talk to our aromatherapist to find out more about it.