Peppermint Essential Oil makes a versatile remedy to lift you up or calm you down. Blend with orange or grapefruit to invigorate your day. Combine with eucalyptus to clear the air or lungs. Add lavender and chamomile to calm the body, reduce pain, and relax the system. Peppermint makes a great single note roll-on to help you focus before zooming out the door for that big meeting, difficult conversation with your kiddo’s teacher, or hot date.
Wellness Tip: Feel a cold coming on? Run a bath and add 5 drops of peppermint, 3 drops of eucalyptus, and 2 drops of oregano or rosemary. Close the doors and windows and let your sinuses and chest fill with these warmed scents then hustle yourself off to bed for a long sleep.
A little history: A cross between a number of wild mints, Peppermint was first widely discovered in the 17th century. The entire plant is put through a steam distillation process to extract the oil which pairs well with resin essential oils.
For diffusing: Near your desk or gently inhale it to eliminate feelings of grief, worry or heaviness.add 5-7 drops to your deDANU Glass or Stone diffuser. Start with the lowest number of drops; increase as desired.
Blends well with: Lavender, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Chamomile, Citrus, Vanilla
Aroma: Refreshingly minty, fresh, sweet, and similar to Peppermint gum and mints
Origin: North America, Asia, Europe
Plant Part: Leaf Extraction: Steam distillation
Note: Top Colour: Clear to light yellow
Consistency: Thin Scent: Mint, green, herbal, sweet
Traditionally used for/to: Calm, Numb, Aid digestion, Relieve heartburn, Diarrhea, Flatulence, Nausea, Menstrual cramps, Anxiety, Headaches, Skin irritations, Cool, Relaxes tight muscles, Sinus relief, Soothes stress, Depression, Relieves fatigue, Improve concentration, Asthma, Coughs, Bronchitis
Cautions: Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting. Never use internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.