Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint Essential Oil is good for ailments like asthma, colic, fever, flatulence, headache, nausea, chest congestion and vertigo.
This oil is excellent for mental fatigue and depression, refreshing and stimulating with its menthol content. It is good for the skin and is used in lotions to treat sunburn, itchiness or inflamed skin.
It helps fight bad breath and gum infections when used in mouthwashes.
When used in an oil burner it is not only therapeutic it also keeps away mosquitoes and other insects.
Absolute Aromas Peppermint essential oil 10ml (also known as mentha piperita) has a light, refreshing, clear and minty aroma and is clear in colour.
Method of Extraction:
Steam distillation from the leaves of the herb.
Peppermint, as used in after-dinner mints, is popular after a bout of over-indulgence. Blend 1 drop of Peppermint with 5ml of Sweet Almond oil for a comforting tummy rub (massage in a clockwise direction!).
Try adding 4 drops to a bowl of warm water for a wonderfully refreshing footbath. Also a good insect repellent use in a burner or diffuser or add 10 drops to a plant spray filled with water, shake well and spray the room, pets, bedding, etc.