Essential Oils

Peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita)

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Sources: US, Europe
Extraction: Steam distilled
Note: Top
Scent: Minty, fresh
Key points: 

  • May help headaches and nausea
  • Stimulating; may improve mental focus

 

 

Properties:  antiseptic, analgesic, expectorant, antispasmodic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, sedative, stimulant, insecticide
Uses:  headaches, migraines, nausea, motion sickness, sinus congestion, colds, coughs, flu, mental fatigue, airborne infections
Cautions:  Close inhalation may cause headaches. Do not use with young children. Can be irritating to skin.  Do not use during pregnancy. Not compatible with homeopathic therapy.  Do not use in the evening due to stimulating nature

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