Peppermint Essential Oil is a perennial herb that grows widely in Europe, North America, and Asia. This leafy plant grows close to the ground and produces smooth, dark green leaves with clusters of small pinkish lavender flowers. The oil has been used for centuries in many ways that have been beneficial to mankind. Extensive research in recent years has only supported the time honored uses of peppermint and it is through its fantastic benefits that it has become an essential item for any health advocate. The historical uses and research done on the benefits of it all have come to the conclusion that peppermint is one of the most naturally beneficial plants in the world.
Organic Peppermint Essential Oil has a cooling effect on the skin that is revitalizing and wonderful to the touch, due to its menthol content. With many amazing uses for this essential oil, Organic Peppermint, is a valuable addition to any oil collection.
Botanical Name: Menthe piperita
Country of Origin: USA
Oil Composition: L-Menthol 28-40%. L-Menthone 18-25%
Plant Part: leaves/flowers/buds
Aroma: minty sweetness
Color: clear/ yellow hue
Strength of Initial Aroma: strong
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Cajuput, Eucalyptus, Spearmint.
Topical: to aid in bee stings mix 2 drops of black cumin seed oil, 2 drops lavender, 2 drops peppermint and 1 drop tea oil and apply to bee sting.
For a great feeling foot soak simply add a few drops of Organic Peppermint to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and a ½ cup of epsom salt; dissolve in warm water and pamper your feet after a long day.
To help relieve head and neck tension dilute Organic Peppermint Essential Oil using a 1-3% ratio with your favorite Plant Therapy carrier oil and apply to the neck and temples when tension occurs.
Aromatic: diffuse 3-5 drops to help promote cleaner air indoors
Asthma, colic, exhaustion, flu, flatulence, headache, nausea, scabies, sinusitis, and vertigo.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Cautions: Excessive use may lead to headaches and nausea. Dilute oil when applying topically. Internal use is not suggested. Avoid during pregnancy. Keep out of reach of young children.