A very popular oil in Aromatherapy, it has a strong fresh menthol scent. A powerful antiseptic, it is widely used as mouth freshener and is a classic ingredient for cold remedies and to soothe muscle pains. It is a stimulant, antispasmodic, antiviral, antimicrobial, antifungal, and antioxidant.
Ingredient(s): 100% pure essential oil of Mentha pipireta (peppermint)
Part(s) used: leaves
Country of origin: USA
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DIY Beauty: Peppermint Oil has remarkable cellular stimulation properties. Used topically, Peppermint Essential Oil heals and strengthens the epidermis. With a new lease of life, Peppermint Oil transforms your skin to help it look younger, healthier and rejuvenated. It contains menthol for an automatic soothing sensation, perfect to heal rosacea, oily skin, puffiness or irritation.
DIY Cleaning: Its cool, invigorating scent and antibacterial properties make it a great addition to spray cleaners and natural deodorant spray. For an air freshener, mix 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil with 1 cup of water in a spray bottle. It also happens to repel bugs such as ants, spiders, and cockroaches, too. Shake well and spray along cracks and crevices or wherever ants are seen.
Directions: Enjoy in a diffuser, as a room spray, in a hot bath, in diy beauty and cleaning remedies and as a massage oil. For skincare, do not use more than 5-10 drops of essential oil for every 20ml of carrier oil, alcohol or water.
Caution: For external use only. Do not use undiluted. Stop using if you experience a reaction. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medical supervision. Not suitable for young children.