Peppermint Pure Essential Oil - Eco. Modern Essentials

$18.95

FRESH, INVIGORATING & UPLIFTING FOR THE MIND & BODY.

The beautiful, fresh and invigorating aroma of Peppermint essential oil is uplifting and therapeutic for the mind and body. It's cool, crisp scent imparts a sense of freshness, purity and cleanliness. Peppermint essential oil is so incredibly versatile and and can be used for a range of purposes and is loved by beginners and more experienced practitioners alike.

Note: this product comes unboxed.

Size: 10ml / 0.30fl.oz

Benefits

  • Uplifting, energising and invigorating.
  • Mental clarity.
  • May help to relieve muscle & joint pain.
  • May help reduce headaches.
  • Support digestive health.
  • Sinus relief.
  • May be useful for assisting with sunburn, rashes and itchy skin when used in a very low dilution.

 

 How to use:

  • Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops of essential oil to a diffuser.

  • Quick fix: A few deep inhalations from the bottle can help when you are at work, in the car or anytime you need a quick break.

  • Shower: Add 2-3 drops to the corner of the shower and enjoy the benefits of steam inhalation.

  • Foot Bath: Add 2 drops in a dispersant, such as oil, to a bowl of water and soak feet.
  • Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops in 100ml carrier oil to help ease aching muscles, reduce headaches and help with skin inflammation.

  • Compress: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water. For aching tight muscles use warm to hot water. Agitate a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area. Repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.

  • Steam Treatment: For the respiratory system, add 1 drop of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Lean over bowl and cover back of head with a small towel to trap aromatherapy vapours. Take slow deep breaths. Caution due to risk of burns or scalding and keep eyes covered during treatment as Peppermint steam may cause irritation.
  • Cleaning: Add up to 20 drops of Peppermint essential oil with 20 drops of your favourite citrus essential oil to a 100ml spray bottle. Fill with half Witch Hazel & distilled water, shake well and use as a surface disinfectant.

 

FAQ's

Is this safe for use during pregnancy?
We do not recommend using Peppermint during pregnancy. However, it is safe to use in the last few weeks of pregnancy and during labour. Avoid using essential oils during the first trimester unless you are under the supervision of a qualified practitioner. 

 

Essential oils can gently enhance an expectant mothers’ journey, both physically and emotionally, during this special time of change in her life. Aromatherapy can be used in all stages of pregnancy from easing morning sickness and aching muscles to labour preparation and support during the delivery. The oils listed below are considered safe and beneficial for pregnant women.

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PREGNANCY:

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clove Bud, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon/ Lime, Orange, Mandarin, Neroli, Sandalwood & Ylang Ylang.

HELPFUL OILS FOR PREGNANCY CONCERNS:

Muscle aches: Lavender, Ginger, Black Pepper, Roman Chamomile, Frankincense, Clove

Constipation: Lavender, Black Pepper, Orange, Mandarin

Indigestion: Roman Chamomile, Mandarin, Ginger, Orange, Black Pepper, Lime

Morning sickness: Ginger, Lemon, Orange

Stress: Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Neroli, Sandalwood, Bergamot, Frankincense, Geranium

Uterine tonic for labour preparation: Peppermint, Jasmine, Clary Sage, Clove, Palmarosa, Fennel, Nutmeg - massage abdomen and lower back during the last 2 to 3 weeks of pregnancy.

Labour pains and contractions: Lavender, Clary Sage, Black Pepper, Geranium, Marjoram, Clove, Nutmeg, Jasmine, Frankincense, Peppermint, Ginger.


Is this safe for children?
Not recommended for babies and small children due to its stimulating nature it may affect respiratory and nervous system.

Is this safe to use around pets?
Peppermint essential oil is not recommended for use around pets. 

Can I ingest this oil?
Essential oils should not be taken internally unless you have consulted with a health professional or Aromatherapist first.

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