Peppermint Essential Oil 10ml
Reviving, cooling, clearing
A popular choice for helping boost concentration
Naturally invigorating and energising
Extraction ProcessSteam distillation
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. read more
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.
Extraction ProcessSteam distillation
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
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
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
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
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Sunday, 12 July 2020
A beautiful quality oil. Strong, crisp and clean. I have been spraying a couple of drops in water to clear the air in a room.
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
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Peppermint is brilliant for focus - I always use this during exam season for memory and to focus during revision
Thursday, 14 December 2017
I burn this essential oil if I have a headache and it clears, or I rub it on my temples!
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!
Wednesday, 09 December 2015
Refreshing, my cat favorite . Clears the air and lifts up the mood. Highly recommend.
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!