PEPPERMINT

 

PEPPERMINT

 

 

(Mentha x piperita) can be very soothing to an upset stomach.  Just inhaling the aroma can help reduce feelings of nausea.  Its uplifting nature is enjoyed by most people.

5 ml (approx 110 drops) organic essential oil in amber glass apothecary dropper bottle with orifice reducer  

Price: $11.00

BOTANICAL NAME: Mentha x piperita

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: India

METHOD OF CULTIVATION– Organic

METHOD OF EXTRACTION: Steam distilled

PARTS USED: Flowering tops

NOTE CLASSIFICATION: Top

AROMA: Fresh, very minty, hot, herbaceous, with a vegetative back note

BLENDS WELL WITH:  Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree

TRADITIONAL USE:  digestive aid,  increases alertness, and numbs pain

SUGGESTED SHELF LIFE: 4-5 years

SAFETY:  May cause skin irritation.   May be too strong for children under five.  Avoid with homeopathic remedies.  Menthol-rich oils should be avoided by people with clotting disorders.

 

USES:

  • Peppermint can be very soothing to an upset stomach.  Just inhaling the aroma can help reduce feelings of nausea.
  • Add one drop to a gallon of water for a refreshing beverage.  This is especially pleasant during the hot summer months.
  • Add one drop of peppermint and one drop of lavender to a tablespoon of body oil or unscented lotion.  Apply to sore, tired muscles for quick relief.

 

 

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  This information is for educational purposes only. As with all essential oils, DILUTE BEFORE USE.  Always perform a small skin patch test with properly diluted oil prior to use.  Keep away from children.

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