Peppermint - 10 ml
Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
This oil is analgesic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cholagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, cephalic, nervine, stimulant, diaphoretic and vermifuge. It’s good for headaches, depression, exhaustion and to rejuvenate the spirit. It’s good for digestion, relieves gas and calms the stomach and intestines. It’s also excellent for all respiratory ailments.
Active ingredients: E.g., Menthol, Menthone, Limonene, Alpha and Beta Pinene and Pulegone.
Attention: Unsuitable for small children and for people suffering from acid reflux.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.