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PEPPERMINT

£3.75

10ML

SOURCE: COMMON ACROSS EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA, THE PLANT IS NOW GROWN WORLDWIDE. PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL IS OBTAINED FROM THE LEAVES AND FLOWERING TOPS OF THE HERB. OIL PRODUCTION IS MAINLY FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE, RUSSIA, CHINA, BULGARIA, ITALY, HUNGARY AND MOROCCO.

EXTRACTION METHOD: STEAM DISTILLATION.

CHARACTER: A CLEAR, PALE YELLOW OR GREEN OIL WITH A PENETRATING SHARP, MINT AROMA.

CAUTIONDO NOT USE BEFORE SLEEP.   DO NOT USE IF PREGNANT OR IF NURSING (MAY DISCOURAGE THE FLOW OF MILK)THIS OIL MAY ANTIDOTE HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES. IRRITANT IF SKIN IS OVEREXPOSED. ALWAYS USE IN MODERATION.

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SKU: EO24 Category: Tags: , , ,

Description

Mentha piperita

Aroma is, as you would expect, menthol and is a very strong, piercing scent that is both refreshing and invigorating. An excellent oil for mental fatigue and depression however caused. Also useful for tired muscles. Its cooling effect is why it is widely used in foot care preparations. Also acts as a deodoriser. Said to be helpful in travel sickness and general nauseous conditions. Peppermint essential oil is also useful as an insect repellent.

PRINCIPAL ACTIONS: UPLIFTING, STIMULATING, REFRESHING AND COOLING.

APPLICATIONS: REFRESHES TIRED HEAD AND FEET. EXCELLENT FOR DRIVING–HELPS MENTAL FATIGUE, NAUSEA AND TRAVEL SICKNESS.

USE: BATH2 DROPS INTO A RUNNING BATH.

INHALATION: 3 DROPS IN A BURNER OR 1 DROP ON COTTON WOOL BALL

MASSAGE: 1 OR 2 DROPS PER 5ml OF CARRIER OIL

BLENDS WELL WITH EUCALYPTUS, LAVENDER, LEMON, MARJORAM AND ROSEMARY.

Additional information

Weight0.40 kg
Dimensions2.5 × 2.5 × 7 cm