Peppermint Essential Oil Aromatherapy
- Scent Name: Peppermint
- Aroma: Fresh, strong, mint
- Peppermint Essential Oil Aromatherapy has long been credited as being useful in combating stomach ailments. It is also viewed as an antispasmodic and antimicrobial agent. Of course, most people will associate it with being a flavoring or scenting agent in foods, beverages, skin and hair care products (where it has a cooling effect by constricting capillaries and helping with bruises and sore joints), as well as soaps and candles. This is largely due to its menthol content – typically 85%.
- Blends well with: Eucalyptus, Juniper, Pine, Rosemary
Peppermint Essential Oil Aromatherapy has a sharp, penetrating mint scent based on its high menthol content. The sweetness of the vapor makes it easy to see why it is such a common flavoring and scenting agent.
Cautions: Peppermint Essential Oil can be sensitizing due to the menthol content. Avoid use during pregnancy.
How to Use:
- Diffuser: Put the water in the diffuser then drop the essential oil 2-3 drops and boil.
- Bath: add 4-6 drops of essential oils to your warm bath tub and soak for 15-20 minutes.
- Massage: add 2-3 drops of essential oils into blend with Base oil 1 teaspoon
Concentrated oil. Use with care. Not for Internal Use. Do not use directly on skin, Keep out of reach of children and pets.