Peppermint Essential Oil
£2.00 – £7.73
Peppermint Essential Oil – 100% Pure is a great oil to have in the first aid kit – tingly, soothing and refreshing if used in small doses.
The fresh, sharp characteristic fragrance of Peppermint Essential Oil – 100% Pure quickly revives and clears the head, and is an aid to concentration. When used at less than 1% it can help soothe feet and legs as it is also a refrigerant. A good choice in a massage lotion or oil blend for sore muscles and aching joints as it is also an analgesic.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti parasitic, antibacterial, gallbladder and digestive stimulant, pain reliever, analgesic, antispasmodic, anti carcinogenic.
Precautions: Peppermint is a GRAS (generally regarded as safe) oil.
Take care not to get peppermint essential oil in your eyes or in cuts! Place a pure vegetable oil on location if irritation or stinging occurs. Do not use water! It will worsen the symptoms!
Peppermint essential oil should not be used on young children and should be avoided if a person has high blood pressure. May cause skin irritation, therefore dilution is recommended. Use cautiously during pregnancy.