Peppermint oil is helpful with a variety of conditions, both mental and physical. It's familiar scent is comforting and soothing. It's one of our favorites, and may quickly become one of yours.
Major Therapeutic Properties: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, expectorant, emmenagogic, digestive
Mixes well with:
eucalyptus, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, rosemary
Name: Peppermint oil
Species: Mentha piperita
Part: Flowering tops
Method: Steam Distilled
For the relief of nausea or motion sickness, use 2-3 drops in a tissue or hadnkerchief and inhale regularly.
For the relief of fatigue and apathy, put several drops in a diffuser.
For the relief of cramps, back pain, headaches, muscular pain use 3-4 drops diluted in carrier oil and massage on afflicted areas.
*As with all essential oils, these statements have not been evaluated by
the Food and Drug Administration. Better Essential's products are not
intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.