Peppermint: mentha piperita
Peppermint Essential oil is used to help with many things such as liver, digestive and respiratory problems along with irritable bowel syndrome. It also stimulates the mind and increases mental accuracy.
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Whole Plant
Details: All Natural, Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Properties: Analgesic, Anesthetic, Antiseptic, Anti-galactagogue, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Carminative, Cordial, Decongestant, Stimulant and Vasoconstrictor
Historical Uses: Peppermint has been very effective as a digestive stimulant, it has also has been used to disinfect and treat respiratory ailments. In more recent years studies have shown peppermint to aid in improvement of taste & smell when inhaled and to create a sense of fullness after meals.
- Rub a few drops of peppermint to temples to relieve tension.
- Dilute 2 drops of peppermint in 4 oz of water to aid in digestion.
- Apply (dilute) drops on abdomen to help with stomach discomfort.
- Diffuse to help with decongestant and to improve taste and smell.
Blends well With: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Rosemary and Melaleuca
Peppermint Essential Oil Application:
- Can be use aromatically
- Can be consumed
- Can be used topically (Dilute for young or sensitive skin)
For additional information on Lavender essential oil download this PDF printable sheet.
Allergy Saver Roller Bottle
- 10 drops Peppermint
- 10 drops Lemon
- 10 drops Lavender
Add oils to 10ml roller bottle top off fractionated coconut oil. Apply to bridge of nose, chest, and bottom of feet.
Sinus Pressure Relief
- 3 drops Peppermint
- 3 drops Eucalyptus
- 3 drops Lemon
Add essential oils to diffuser, add water (following manufacturers' instructions) and Diffuse.