The beautiful, fresh and invigorating aroma of Peppermint essential oil is uplifting and therapeutic for the mind and body.
Peppermint is both cooling and heating which makes for a wonderful analgesic remedy for tired and aching muscles.
Helpful for headaches, a lymphatic stimulant and can assist in sinus relief.
Benefits: Mental clarity.
May help to relieve muscle & joint pain.
Can help reduce headaches.
How to use: Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops of essential oil to a diffuser.
Quick fix: A few deep inhalations from the bottle can help when you are at work, in the car or anytime you need a quick break.
Shower: Add 2-3 drops to the corner of the shower and enjoy the benefits of steam inhalation.
Bath: Add up to 2 drops in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath.
Massage: Add 1 to 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water.
For inflammation consider using cold/room temperature water.
For aches and tight muscles use warm/hot water.
Compress: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water.
For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water.
For aching tight muscles use warm to hot water.
Agitate a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area.
Repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.
Steam Treatment: For the respiratory system, add 1 drop of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water.
Caution due to risk of burns or scalding and keep eyes covered during treatment as Peppermint steam may cause irritation.
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cypress, Lemon, Lime, Pine, Rosemary and Marjoram.
Considerations: Peppermint oil is an antidote to homeopathic remedies and should be avoided during homeopathic treatment.