Peppermint Essential Oil
Essential oil of Peppermint has a strong minty aroma. It is an effective oil for digestive problems and is useful in treating irritable bowels. Works on muscular spasms and fatigue. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties. It improves mental sharpness & builds focus. It clears respiratory tract and relieves headaches.
Usage: Safe for external and edible purposes.
Extreme Care to be taken while using any essential oils as they are highly concentrated and can harm if not used properly. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that has never been used before. Correct knowledge of usage is important.
Water bath: Few drops can be added to water for bathing or soaking feet and hands.
Steaming and inhalation: Mix 4-5 drops in a litre of water for steaming.
Diffuser: Use in diffusers to create an aromatic atmosphere.
Massage: Blend 6 drops of essential oil in 10ml of carrier oil like Almond, Jojoba, Sesame, Avocado to massage full body or any particular area.
This oil evaporates easily and is reactive to sunlight, so store in a dark place.