Peppermint 100% Pure Essential Oil (organic)

£6.00 incl. VAT

Peppermint essential oil is a first-class antiseptic, and a popular addition to all types of beauty products. When applied on the skin it feels cooling and refreshing. Its stimulating and analgesic properties make it an effective remedy for neuralgia and muscular pains and headaches. Find out more about peppermint essential oil benefits for natural healing.

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Latin name:

Mentha piperita

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Method of extraction:

Steam distilled

Acts as an antiseptic

Its antiseptic and antiviral properties make this a useful oil for treating cold sores, even for resistant strains of the herpes virus that causes them, and for products such as lip balms and hand creams.

Soothes bites and stings

Peppermint essential oil makes an effective insect repellent, and it can also be used to help soothe mosquito bites and other skin irritations.

Relieves headaches

Peppermint essential oil has long been recognised as a safe and effective treatment for tension headaches.

Fights odour

Peppermint is an effective body deodorant. Used in toothpaste, mouthwashes, and other dental preparations, its antiseptic and deodorising properties can also help combat bad breath.

In a diffuser

Add 3-4 drops of peppermint essential oil, and use it as a decongestant to help clear sinuses and congested lungs (not suitable for children or those suffering with asthma). Also see diffuser blends for hay fever and allergies.

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As a massage oil

Add 1-2 drops of peppermint essential oil to 1 tablespoon base oil and gently massage the abdomen in a clockwise motion to help bring relief to symptoms of indigestion, constipation, and nausea.

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Non-toxic, non-irritant (except in concentration), possible sensitisation due to the menthol.
Use in moderation.

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Brand: OPLA

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