SMELLS LIKE SWEET MINT CANDY
The minty sweetness of Peppermint makes it one of the most popular essential oils. Wonderful for starting any morning energized and ready to tackle the day, after awakening, just add a few drops to your diffuser.
Peppermint essential oil can help awaken the mind and body, just a drop can go a long way with this intensely minty oil. Add a drop to the palm of your hand, rub together and deeply breathe it in, the energy boost is amazing.
It’s great for digestion, energy, headaches, and muscle aches.
- Aroma: Sweet, intensely minty, cooling, delicious, and stimulating.
- Latin Name: Mentha Piperita
- Class: Monoterpenol
- Country of origin: USA
- Plant Part: Flowering tops
- Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
- Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
- Blends With: Basil, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, and Thyme.
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- Add 5-8 drops to your diffuser to energize your day.
- Add a few drops to your shampoo to stimulate the scalp.
- Use in a blend with lemongrass to help with muscle soreness.
- Add a few drops in a spray bottle and spray around your home to repel insects.
Peppermint is one of the most popular Essential Oils with many uses and benefits.
Records show that the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians used various kinds of mint for healing purposes. The uses of this cherished plant and its benefits have been traced back to Chinese and Japanese folk medicine.
Textual references to this beautiful herb prove that it has been used for culinary purposes and in herbal medicine since 1500 BC. Peppermint is one of the hundreds of species belonging to the mint family of the mint genus.
It wasn’t until the 1700s, however, that Mentha Piperita was identified as a unique species.
Because of its multi-purpose uses, it has gained its place amongst the most popularly used essential oils in the world.
Today Peppermint is used in flavorings, cosmetics, medicines, and more. It is popularly used to reduce aches and pains, relieve headaches, muscle spasms, flatulence, and reduce fevers.
Using too much Peppermint essential oil daily could interfere with sleep patterns, due to its stimulating properties, and an overdose of the oil can lead to potentially severe side effects.
For aromatic and topical use only.
Dilute with a carrier oil when used topically.
CAUTION: Keep out of reach of children. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, nursing, or in treatment. Avoid contact with your eyes and all mucous membranes or sensitive areas. Avoid UV rays for 18 hours after applying topically.
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