Description: 100% pure Essential Oil of Peppermint (mentha x piperita)
Packaged in dark glass to protect the oil from deterioration with a dripulator plug to allow for dispensing by the drop.
Uses: Peppermint Essential Oil for use in baths, massage and inhalation. A few drops on a handkerchief can alleviate headaches and symptoms of travel sickness as it is refreshing and invigorating. It makes a refreshing skin tonic or bath oil, used in foot-baths it can help sweaty, smelly or tired feet. Use in a compress to relieve hot flushes.
Therapeutic effects: Excellent for digestion, as a decongestant, and for skin disorders. Use for colds, flu, flatulence, headaches, indigestion, nausea, toothache and sunburn.
Origins The Egyptians used this aromatic herb in flavouring wine and food and valued its menthol content. Recorded in the 17th century that is was the herb most useful for stomach complaints such as wind and vomiting.
We only stock cold pressed or steam extracted essential oils (never solvent extracted)
Cautionary Note: NEVER apply pure essential oil directly to the skin. Avoid mucus membranes (eyes/nose/mouth). Always consult with a Qualified Medical or Natural Therapy Practitioner before using essential oils for medicinal purposes.