Peppermint, Piperita Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Effect on skin: Removes toxic congestion so can help with dermatitis, ringworm, scabies and itchy skin. Cools the skin relieving itching, inflammation and sunburn. Softens skin, removes blackheads and helps with oily skin and hair.
Effect on body: Excellent for all digestive disorders, including colic, heartburn, flatulence, diarrhea, bloating, nausea and vomiting. Cooling when hot, yet warming when cold. Idea for colds/flu, especially sinus congestion, dry cough and sore throat. Stimulating for dizziness and fainting. Eases headaches, migraines and toothache. Helps aching feet and muscular mains. Discourages insects and vermin.
Effect on mind: Aids concentration and memory. Stimulates the brain to think clearly, encouraging a fresh and bright feeling. Excellent for mental fatigue and depression. Good treatment for shock.
Home: Peppermint oil is a favourite in household cleaning blends for its antiseptic qualities and fresh clean scent. Also, a great oil to diffuse to clear and refresh the energy in a room.
Blends well with: Benzoin, Cypress, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary, Eucalyptus.
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to us
- For external use only
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use