Invigorating and stimulating, peppermint helps clear the mind and promotes mental and emotional clarity, relieve muscle aches and pains. Contains menthol, so it is perfect to inhale during a cold and flu or a stuffy nose.
Botanical name: Mentha piperita
Common name: Mint,
Plant part: Herb
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Aroma: Fresh, very minty, hot, herbaceous
Peppermint has traditionally been used for its analgesic properties and has been known to be beneficial in relieving muscular aches and pains, ensure proper dilution as peppermint can cause sensitisation to some people, if not diluted correctly.
Common uses for essential oils
- Cosmetics (soaps, balms, creams, lotions etc.)
- Aromatherapy (diffuser, vaporiser, burner, potpourri etc.)
- Household (laundry, housecleaning and room refreshing)
Avoid using essential oils during pregnancy unless you are under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted on mucus membranes and if applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a patch test (1% ratio) for topical use
Essential oils are perfect for diffusing.
Above information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Keep away from children.