Peppermint essential oil soothes pain and itching of the skin, including psoriasis and eczema, relieves tension and headaches, soothes respiratory infections and asthma, relieves nausea and other digestive problems (including ulcers) and is very effective in fighting viral and fungal infections.
Peppermint essential oil provides a great cooling sensation due to the high level of menthol it contains. It makes a great lining for relaxing the muscles of a horse, and when horses inhale them before training, they often focus better.
Peppermint mint essential oil is useful in creating non-toxic household products. When used in aromatherapy, mint essential oil enhances mental focus and can facilitate learning. It is useful for calming the mind and alleviating fear. In meditation, this essential oil helps to break resistance to new situations; it is also useful for increasing intuitive awareness.
- local application
- oral use
- as food enhancer
Peppermint essential oil should be diluted 50:50 with base oil, before use.
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- Before using mint essential oil, it is advisable to do a skin test.
- If it comes into contact with the eyes, mint essential oil can cause severe pain and burning. In this case, do not rinse the oil with water, as this will only enhance the effect, but clean it with base oil.
- Children under 6 years old do not tolerate mint essential oil.