Daily dose of minty freshness
Peppermint is an aromatic hybrid mint of a cross between spearmint and watermint.
Aroma: Fresh and intensely minty fragrance that awakens the senses with a burst of coolness. Its aroma is often described as invigorating, uplifting, and instantly revitalising.
Invigorating: A natural energiser, promoting alertness, mental clarity, and a refreshing feeling. Inhaling its aroma can help combat fatigue and increase focus.
Digestive Support: Peppermint oil may aid in digestion and alleviate occasional digestive discomfort when diluted and applied topically or ingested responsibly.
Respiratory Relief: Inhaling peppermint oil vapor can provide relief from congestion and respiratory discomfort.
Aromatherapy: Peppermint oil is a favoured option in aromatherapy for creating a refreshing and invigorating atmosphere. Its crisp scent is known to enhance mental clarity, increase energy levels, and alleviate stress and headaches.
Culinary Uses: Use sparingly to add a burst of minty flavour.
Personal Care: Peppermint oil is often found in personal care products such as shampoos, soaps, and toothpaste for its refreshing scent and potential skin and hair benefits.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
- Rub a few drops onto wrists or the nape of the neck for an energising and uplifting fragrance during summers.
- Use a drop of Peppermint oil with Lemon oil in water for a refreshing mouth rinse. Use a drop of Peppermint with Clove oil for an effective daily oil pulling mouth-care ritual.
- Add one drop to toothpaste to clean for extra refreshing teeth cleaning ritual.
- For body and face mist, add 5-10 drops of clove oil into a spray bottle with water.
- Applying 2 to 4 drops directly to your temples and neck eases tension and eliminates muscle spasms. Always dilute with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.
- For facial steam, use 1 or 2 drops of oil in water for respiratory relief.
- Add 10 to 15 drops in bathtub for relief from fever and fatigue.
- Take 1 to 2 drops on palms & rub on the effected body part of pain (keep away from eyes). Peppermint can also be added to massage oil.
- Mix 15 to 20 drops of Peppermint oil to 1 tablespoon Epsom salts to massage into your skin as exfoliant or facial wash.
DIFFUSION AND HOME-CARE:
- Use 4-5 drops in your diffuser in the morning to promote feelings of energy and vitality. It also works well on airborne bacteria and purifies the atmosphere.
- For room air freshener, add 10 to 15 drops to water into a spray bottle.
AS FOOD FLAVOUR & HEALTH SUPPORT:
- Add a drop to your water or green tea for a refreshing drink.
- Add a drop to smoothie recipe for a minty refreshing twist.
- It’s cooling, refreshing minty flavour is also suitable for cocktails and desserts.
- Essential oils are generally considered safe for topical and aromatic use when properly diluted with a carrier oil.
- Perform a patch test on your skin to ensure there are no adverse reactions.
- These natural essential oils are used primarily for their healing properties, their subtle aroma is a bonus, not the only pursuit.
- It will take some time for natural oils to start rewarding your skin.
- It is advisable to mix essential oil with carrier oils for sensitive skin.
- It is also recommended to avoid contact with eyes, ears and others sensitive parts of the body.
- Consult with your GP or healthcare professional before using it if you are pregnant, nursing, or have pre-existing medical conditions.