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Peppermint Essential Oil

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Peppermint Essential oil

Peppermint is a fast growing perennial with herb with green stems and leaves and small white flowers. Peppermint is the big cooler that is refreshing, cleansing and cooling with hints of camphor and grass. Peppermint essential oil is an ideal remedy to stimulate the mind, aiding concentration and memory.  The herby and fragrant aroma of peppermint essential oil is said help provide excellent relief to mental fatigue.

A good way of using essential oils is to vaporise them. The water and the essential oils evaporate as steam, allowing the aroma from the oil to fill the room. By adding a few drops of oil to your burner or humidifier electric diffuser or in hot water is brilliant for the respiratory system, to ease nasal and chest congestion or to cleanse the air environment around you, allowing you to de-stress, relax and un-wind.

Latin Name

Mentha piperita

Blends well with

Peppermint can be used with many essential oils. Our favourite in a lot of blends is Lavender; two oils which would seem to contradict one another but instead work in absolutely synergy. As well as this Peppermint blends well with Benzoin, Cedarwood, Cypress, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niouli, Rosemary and Pine. 

Contraindications

As with all essential oils we do not recommend using Peppermint pure essential oil during pregnancy. 

Directions

Never pour essential oils directly onto the skin or undiluted in water: mix a few drops of essential oil in a base oil, whole milk or cream, and add it to bath water. 3- 5 drops of essential oil are sufficient per 10ml of base oil.

Precautions

Store at room temperature in a cool dry place and do not store in direct sunlight or expose to sources of heat. Keep away from children and animals, for external use
only, do not apply undiluted to the skin and do not ingest. If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show the container label.
If the product comes into contact with the skin wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. For contact with eyes rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice. Seek advice if pregnant and when using with children or infants. Do not exceed safe dosage levels unless qualified. If in doubt consult a qualified practitioner before using.

Packaging

1/2 oz. and 1 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application.

*The information provided is for personal information and interest only. It is NOT intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition. You should not use our advice to treat health conditions or to self-diagnose.