Peppermint

Peppermint

Peppermint Essential Oil

Botanical Name – (mentha piperita)
Part of plant used – leaf

Peppermint possesses a powerful menthol which can clear nasal passages, relieve jet lag and nausea. This oil is clearing and comforting. It is a top note and vaporizes quickly.

Emotional Applications

  • to become alert and invigorated
  • to move obstacles in your life

Physical Applications

  • Muscular pain and aches – massage, bath
  • Travel sickness and nausea – inhalation
  • Indigestion, flatulence, colic – massage abdomen clockwise
  • Colds, sinus and flu – steam inhalation
  • Headaches or migraines – use with lavender, cold compress to back of neck
  • Fainting – inhalation
  • Sciatica – massage, bath

Cautions

  • Do not take internally.
  • Do not use in pregnancy
  • Keep away from eyes
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