Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)


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 Peppermint essential oil is a very widely used oil in aromatherapy. It is wonderful for migraines or headaches plus mental fatigue and depression. It is a lovely fresh and cooling oil, mixed with a carrier oil and rubbed onto temples. 

Beneficial for:

  • stress
  • cramps
  • nausea
  • aching feet
  • rheumatism
  • muscular pains
  • mental agility
  • concentration 

Peppermint can also help with dry coughs, sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, colds and flu as many bacterial, fungal, and viral infections are destroyed by it when it’s inhaled through a vaporiser or blended into a chest rub.

Add a few drops to shower gel, shampoo, moisturizing lotion or simply directly into a bath for a cooling, crisp aroma that is great on hot days or add a few drops to a duster and you will leave a fresh scent wherever you clean.

Peppermint oil can also be used as an insect repellent to get rid of ants, aphids, beetles, caterpillars, fleas, flies, mosquitoes and lice, (a few drops on a pillow aid clear breathing and keep insects at bay making it great to take on holiday).

The therapeutic properties of peppermint oil include analgesic, anaesthetic, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, decongestant, nervine, stimulant and vermifuge.

Aroma: minty & fresh.

Note: use in moderation

Botanical name: Mentha Piperita
Use: relieves pain, muscle spasms, reduces inflammation, fights infection, clears
congestion opens sinuses. Regulates oiliness in the skin, helps in digestion, stimulates the
brain promotes nerve health, cools fever.
Perfume Note: Middle
Blends well with Cedarwood, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Helichrysum

Production method: steam distillation
Aromatherapy benefits: cooling, refreshing, clearing
Aroma type: menthol
Warning: Should not be taken in conjunction with homoeopathic remedies. Avoid if pregnant or nursing.
Safety Information: May irritate sensitive skin, stimulates menstrual flow. Stops the flow
of mother’s milk

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) essential oil relieves pain, muscle spasms, reduces inflammation, fights infection, clears congestion as it opens sinuses. Add 4-6 drops to 3 teaspoons of 70% alcohol. Massage into the hair follicles and skin of the affected area.

Peppermint is beneficial in addressing pain. It can be used to relieve sore muscles when used with massage or added to bathwater. Dabbing a few drops on your wrist or inhaling the aroma can reduce headache pain. Like with sore muscles, it can be massaged onto your temples.

Essential oils are not a medicine replacement. They are used to improve your health naturally. 

Organic and NOT tested in animals.

All our essential oils are 100% pure, natural, concentrate oils. At Plusmorehealth we assure you the best quality.


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