Used in many body products, Peppermint is great for any skin type because it contains menthol, which cools sensitive skin and smooths out dry or oily skin. Use in an inhaler to combat dizziness or vertigo. Use in massage blends and apply behind the ears for nervousness and headaches. Dilute with carrier oil and apply topically for relief from itching due to bug bites, poison oak/ivy and sunburns. Diffuse to eases breathing, decongest the bronchial passages in the lungs and repel insects.
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Origin: USA and India
Process: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Whole plant
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint, Thyme
Grade: 100% Pure
Aroma: Strongly piercing, refreshing, minty, very herbaceous
Safety Information: Keep away from eyes. Use low dilution for application to the face or sensitive skin.
For external use only.
Warnings: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).
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