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Peppermint oil is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a strong, fresh, minty, herbaceous, bitter-sweet odour.
BOTANICAL NAME: Mentha piperita
PLANT FAMILY: Labiatae or Lamiaceae
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distillation of the leaves
VOLATILITY: Middle Note
100% pure and unadulterated essential oil.
- Peppermint essential oil is wonderful for purifying as it will remove dirt, grime and more. When added to household solutions, its uplifting scent will leave your home smelling fresh and clean.
- extensively used in food flavouring, as a fragrance component in toothpastes, mouth-washes, soaps, detergents and perfumes
Analgesic - used in liniments for the relief of muscle pain, lumbago, bruises and contusions, joint pain and insect bites. It is also recommended for myalgia and neuralgia.
Digestive- relieves dyspepsia, nausea, stomach pains, diarrhoea and flatulence
Lymphatic - increases blood flow to the spleen, stimulating the regenerative activity of the spleen in the development of new blood corpuscles
Nervous - beneficial for people who are unable to concentrate or who have mental fatique
Respiratory - beneficial for colds and influenza associated with fever and headaches, for sinus congestion, infection or inflammation
Skincare - used to relieve any kind of skin irritation or itching but it should be used in dilution of 1% or less
IN A AROMA DIFFUSER / HUMIDIFIER / NEBULISER
Add 30 to 40 drops (1.5 – 2ml) or as suggested by the manufacturer.
IN AN OIL BURNER
Add 5 to 10 drops (0.2 to 0.5ml) to warm water in the lid of a burner. Light a tealight candle and place in the hearth of the burner. The heat will allow the scent to diffuse and fill the room of about 10 to 20 m2.
IN A MASSAGE
Add 3 to 5 drops (0.2ml) to 15 ~ 30ml of a carrier oil. Massage deeply into muscle.
Always store in dark glass bottle and in a cool and dark place away from heat and sunlight.
Do not use a plastic container.
Non-toxic and non-irritating, may occasionally be sensitising. Do not use in excess.
Always dilute with carrier oil before applying on skin
Perform a patch test to observe allergic reactions before use.
Keep out of reach from children and pets.
Avoid contact with eyes. Do not ingest.
Avoid touching on lacquer or painted surfaces.