Organic essential oil of peppermint.
Peppermint essential oil reduces nausea, travel sickness, headaches and pain and eases blocked nose and sinus infections. Boosts digestion, freshens the breath, invigorates, cools, is antiseptic, kills viruses and bacteria, strengthens the nervous system and can ease herpes zoster and urticaria. It is spiritually uplifting, mind clearing and cleansing. It will also make skin pores appear smaller.
Use: Dilute in base oil and apply on skin. For steam breathing, in baths, aroma lamps and diffusers, in sauna water.
Limitations: Not suitable for epileptics, people with high blood pressure or small children. Should not be used regularly for prolonged periods of time. Can weaken the effect of homeopathic remedies.
Caution: Not to be used undiluted on the skin. Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes and broken skin. Not to be used internally. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Stores best in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight.
Suitable at low concentrations for children over 10 years.
Essential oils can cause allergic reactions if you are allergic to the plant or its parts.
HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OILS?
Massage: Dosage for adult body massage, 5-8 drops per 30ml carrier oil (eg. sesame, sunflower, almond, coconut oil..). For children use half of the dosage. (Note that all of the essential oils are not suitable for children.)
In aromatherary massage eesntial oils are mixed with carrier oils such as sesame or sunflower oil. Each essential oil has its own effect, they can be relaxing, envigorating, mood uplifting etc. Essential oils are chosen by their effects.
Bath: Dosage for adults 6-10 drops per bath tub. For children use half of the dosage.(Note that all of the essential oils are not suitable for children.)
Bath with essential oils is a great way to utilize aromatherapy. Warm water enhances the absorption of the active components while the bath itself relaxes.
To help the essential oils mix with water, mix them first with a small amount of shower gel, shampoo or cream and then add to bath water. Add essential oils only after the bath is full, to prevent excess evaporation.
Diffuser: Essential oils have effect on emotions especially through their scents. With essential oils one can relieve tension, depression, anger and other negative feelings and also increase good mood and happiness.
Fill up the diffuser with water and add 5-10 drops of essential oil depending on the size of the room and on the strength of the oil chosen.
Sauna scent: 2-3 drops per 500ml water.
Laundry: Get fresh scent to your laundry by adding a few drops of essential oil. Mix the oil with water, vinegar or unscented softener and add to the fabric softener dispenser tray in your washing machine. You can also use essential oils with soap nuts. Add a few drops in the soap nut bag.
Essential oils and pregnancy: Use only mild oils like orange, mandarin, sandalwood, lemon or grapefruit. Use only half of the adults dosage. The limitations are not valid in scent use (eg.diffuser).