ABOUT PEPPERMINT ORGANIC ESSENTIAL OIL
Quality Commitment: All our Repreve Essential Oils are 100% pure, natural, unadulterated Therapeutic Grade oils. We only use organic and wildcrafted oils which are sourced from known distillers around the world who practice sustainable farming practices, protecting the earth and providing you with the purest oils possible!
Our organically sourced Peppermint essential oil is truly one of the most versatile oils that we have. The positive effects of Peppermint oil are powerful and have beneficial impacts on interconnected body systems. It is famed for its ability to reduce pain and to stimulate, invigorate, energize and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. It can be used in numerous body care products ranging from skin and hair care to emotional care through aromatherapy.
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Main Constituents: L-Menthol, Menthofuron
Country of Origin: India
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Aromatic Note: A top note with a strong aroma, Peppermint has a strong, fresh, penetrating scent.
Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint, Tea Tree and Thyme.
Historical Uses: In skincare, Peppermint acts as an astringent that closes pores and tightens the skin. It's cooling and warming sensations make it an effective anesthetic that leaves the skin numb to pain and calms redness and inflammation. It has traditionally been used as a cooling chest rub to relieve congestion. When diluted with a carrier oil such as coconut, it can promote the safe and healthy renewal of skin, offering relief from skin irritations such as sunburn. In shampoos, it can stimulate the scalp while also removing dandruff.
Therapeutically, Peppermint essential oil has been found to eliminate harmful bacteria, relieve muscle spasms and flatulence, disinfect and soothe inflamed skin and to release muscle tension when used in a massage. When diluted with a carrier oil and rubbed into the feet, it can work as an effective fever reducer.
When used in aromatherapy, Peppermint essential oilís expectorant properties clear the nasal passageway to promote the relief of congestion and to encourage easy breathing. It is believed to stimulate circulation, reduce feelings of nervous tension, soothe feelings of irritability, boost energy, balance hormones and enhance mental focus. The scent of this analgesic oil is believed to help relieve headaches, and its stomachic properties are known to help suppress the appetite and promote the feeling of being full. When diluted and inhaled or when rubbed in small amounts behind the ear, this digestive oil can reduce the feeling of nausea.
How to Use: Add 3-6 drops in a diffuser, a couple of drops to your diffuser blend, or a drop or two with a carrier oil in the bath or a massage blend. Always dilute with a carrier oil prior to using on the skin. If pregnant, lactating or taking medication consult a physician prior to use. Avoid eyes, mucus membranes and sensitive skin.