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Peppermint Organic Essential Oil - 15 ml

$16.99

Peppermint Organic Essential Oil - 15 ml is backordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.

PEPPERMINT Organic essential oil is one of the most useful essential oils and should be in every medicine cabinet. Peppermint has been used for:

  • indigestion,
  • nausea,
  • sore throat,
  • diarrhea,
  • headaches,
  • toothaches and cramps.
  • It can help with intestinal colic, flatulence, common cold. 

Cultivation: Certified USDA Organic

Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita L.

Fragrance: Highly penetrating, grassy-minty camphoraceous odour

Part of Plant: Flowering herb

Origin: France

Extraction process: Steam distillation

Suggested Use: Use in a diffuser or dilute in a carrier or massage oil. 

  • Applied topically, immediately after an injury it reduces swellings, prevents bruises, and reduces pain.
  • For nausea - mix 1-2 drops of peppermint oil with the same amount of a carrier oil such as coconut oil or jojoba oil and rub it behind your ears.
  • For heartburn or upset stomach: Mix 2-3 drops of peppermint oil with 1 tsp of a carrier oil such as coconut oil and massage on your stomach.
  • For relief from colds and congestion: deeply inhale from the palms
  • arthritic pain relief mix 8-10 drops peppermint oil and 8-10 drops eucalyptus oil with 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons carrier oil, such as coconut oil or mooring oil. Apply to affected area. 

Blends well with: Lavender, Wintergreen, Niaouli, Moroccan chamomile (Blue Tansy)

Caution:  Avoid use with children under 3 years of age (menthol can slow breathing). For children 3-6 years of age, peppermint can be diffused, and applied topically at 0.5%. If pregnant, suffering from any medical condition, or taking medication, consult a health care practitioner before use. Keep out of reach of children and away from eye area. Store in a cool, dark place.

Consult an essential oils reference source for suggestion dilution ratios and additional uses.