Peppermint, Mentha arvensis Origin: Australia Extraction: Steam distilled, Whole plant
Cool, minty, fresh, herbal aroma. An awakening oil, traditionally known for its clearing and antiseptic properties. It is most commonly used to help alleviate headaches, sinus congestion, cold and flu symptoms and ulcers. Beneficial for intestinal and digestive complaints. In skin care it helps improve dull and oily skin and scalp, treat dandruff and head lice, as well as itching and minor skin irritations. It can help soothe temper and assist with battling emotional fatigue. It can also be powerful deterrent for repelling spiders, bees, mosquitoes and rodents.
Diffuser: Add 2 to 3 drops into a diffuser and let the therapeutic aroma fill the atmosphere.
Perfume: Apply 1-2 drops to your scarf or the inside of your shirt and wear as a perfume.
Body massage: We recommend 10 drops of essential oil per 20ml of massage oil. (2.5% dilution). Pump a small amount into your palms and rub together to warm and spread the oil. Massage, using long flowing strokes towards the heart, into freshly cleansed skin until absorbed.
Facial massage: We recommend 1-2 drops of essential oil per 5ml of facial oil. Pump a small amount into your palms and rub together to warm and spread the oil. Massage into freshly cleansed face, neck and decolletage until absorbed.
Bathing: Dilute 5 drops of essential oil to a tablespoon of carrier oil then add to hot water and agitate the surface, then immerse and enjoy.
Inhale straight out of the bottle for a few seconds throughout the day.
Store below 30c and away from direct sunlight. To ensure skin compatibility, patch test first. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and seek medical advice.