Ancient Wisdom

Peppermint Essential Oil


Peppermint Essential Oil 10ml & 50ml
Latin name:mentha piperita
Oil extracted by steam distillation of fresh or partly dried pre-flowering plant

Viscosity is watery
Scent is fresh, sharp menthol
Colour is pale yellow

Used to stimulate and focus the mind, increasing mental agility and concentration
Has a cooling effect on the skin, and calms itching and irritation
Helps to clear headaches and ease migraine
Can be used to clear the sinuses and ease congestion
Aids the digestive system, eases dyspepsia
Helps repel ants and spiders from the home

Other applications:
Excellent for tired feet
Use diluted in a mouthwash to ease gum infections and improve bad breath
In skin creams and lotions it can soothe the sting out of sunburn

Used in low dilution, it is non-toxic and non-irritant
Sensitisation may result from the menthol content
Keep away from the eyes
Do not use when pregnant
Not for babies or infants

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