Peppermint Essential Oil 10mls

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  • Reviving, cooling, clearing

  • A popular choice for helping boost concentration

  • Naturally invigorating and energising

  • Species
    Mentha arvensis
  • Origin
    India
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distillation
  • Perfume Note
    TOP

Peppermint Essential is an incredibly versatile oil. Peppermint is often looked to as a natural alternative to help settle an upset stomach; try diluting in a carrier oil and massaging clockwise over the abdomen.

A wonderfully cooling oil; Peppermint is a great one to use during the warmer months to help keep you feeling refreshed and restored throughout the day. Its invigorating scent may be helpful in giving you that little boost of energy that might be needed during that mid afternoon slump. An ideal oil to have in the burner if you are studying. 

Naturally clearing, Peppermint is also a popular choice to use if you're feeling bunged up from a cold. You may also find it is useful as a muscle rub after a session in the gym or garden. 

 

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  • Species
    Mentha arvensis
  • Origin
    India
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distillation
  • Perfume Note
    TOP

Peppermint Essential is an incredibly versatile oil. Peppermint is often looked to as a natural alternative to help settle an upset stomach; try diluting in a carrier oil and massaging clockwise over the abdomen.

A wonderfully cooling oil; Peppermint is a great one to use during the warmer months to help keep you feeling refreshed and restored throughout the day. Its invigorating scent may be helpful in giving you that little boost of energy that might be needed during that mid afternoon slump. An ideal oil to have in the burner if you are studying. 

Naturally clearing, Peppermint is also a popular choice to use if you're feeling bunged up from a cold. You may also find it is useful as a muscle rub after a session in the gym or garden. 

 

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To diffuse in a traditional burner, simply fill dish with water and add a few drops of oil on top before lighting the candle. For electrical fragrancers, follow instructions given by the manual. For massage: dilute in a carrier oil and gently massage over the skin. Add a few drops to a handkerchief or inhale directly from the bottle if you are on the go. Dilute in distilled water and pour into spray bottle for an all-natural room fragrancer.
You may find that Peppermint blends particularly well with benzoin, eucalyptus, lavender, marjoram, lemon and rosemary.
Peppermint grows worldwide but major producers are the USA, India and China. It's native to Southern Europe.
Add 1-2 drops to a bath to soothe the joints after a session in the garden or post workout. Add a few drops to a vaporiser along with Rosemary oil for an energising blend to help you focus whilst studying. Add 2-3 drops to a flannel and place at the base of your shower in the morning - allow the hot water to release the invigorating aromas through the steam as you shower. Perfect for a morning pick-me-up! Dilute to a maximum of 1% carrier oil and use in massage to help settle the stomach and soothe the muscles. Add a few drops to your shampoo to help revitalise dull or greasy hair.

Plant native to Europe used by Romans and Egyptians for digestive properties.

Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.

Mints have been cultivated since ancient times in China and Japan In Egypt evidence of a type of peppermint has been found in tombs dating from 1000 BC It has been used extensively in Eastern and Western medicine for a variety of complaints including indigestion nausea sore throat diarrhea headaches toothaches and cramp It is current in the Bristish Herbal Pharmacopaeis for intestinal colic flatulence common cold vomiting in pregnancy and dysmenorrhea

an excerpt from Complete Essential Oils by Julia Lawless. This book has been discontinued.

Peppermint is best known as a remedy for digestive upsets and has a beneficial action on the stomach liver and intestines It is valuable in colic diarrhoea indigestion vomiting and stomach pain because of its antispasmodic action which will relieve and smooth muscles of the stomach and gut Use it well diluted to massage the stomach and abdomen in a clockwise direction Drinking peppermint tea augments the effects of massage

an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.

Peppermint is widely used in confectionery and medicines Best known as a remedy for digestive upsets It makes a good substitute for aspirin It is also effective against ringworm and scabies Excellent for tired feet

an excerpt from Aromatherapy A Guide For Home Use. by Christine Westwood.

The Romans introduced this oil to Britain Peppermint was familiar to Shakespeare and Chaucer This is one of the most widely used herbs in the western world The Romans and the Egyptians used peppermint It was mentioned that the Pharisees in the Bible were paid in tithes of mint anise and cumin Peppermint tea is widely used as a tisane and can be used for morning sickness and heartburn Cold compress can be applied to the forehead to relieve headaches Culpepper says of peppermint it is food in fomentations to disperse curdled milk in the breasts It can be used to treat mastitis

an excerpt from Pregnancy Book by Jennie Supper.
Ingredients Full

Menthol, (29-48%), menthone (20-31%), menthyl acetate, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol, among others.


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Tuesday, 08 May 2018

One of my new favourites. I bought it ahead of my exams for focus and also diffused it when I had a cold. So versatile

Kristi Brown

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Peppermint is brilliant for focus - I always use this during exam season for memory and to focus during revision

Isabela Cortes

Thursday, 14 December 2017

I burn this essential oil if I have a headache and it clears, or I rub it on my temples!

Dan Hall

Sunday, 05 February 2017

The quality of amphora's peppermint oil is like no other, i use it for headaches and it gives such relief. Great also for achy muscles!

Anne Stack

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

Refreshing, my cat favorite . Clears the air and lifts up the mood. Highly recommend.

Anna Konefal

Sunday, 06 December 2015

peppermint is my staple i have to have a little bottle in my bag wherever i go,its brilliant when you feel tired and a great headache cure!

Anne Stack
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