C.O. Bigelow Essential Oil - PeppermintBuy C.O. Bigelow Perfume Essential Oils - These are high quality, steam distilled pure extracts of plants, sourced from all over the world. They are not oily in nature, but volatile, having a great ability to diffuse and evaporate in to the surrounding air. It is the true connoisseur of beauty products that finds infinite uses from Essential Oils and will always incorporate them into their routines and into their homes. The more one becomes familiar with the oils, the more indispensable they ...
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Common Uses: Peppermint is greatly known to help with digestive problems, headaches, fevers, sinuses, muscle and nerve pain, and so much more. Because of its menthol content, Peppermint has been known to have a cooling effect. It is refreshing, a mental stimulant and energizer. Strength of Aroma: Strong Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint and Thyme. Aromatic Scent: Peppermint has strong minty note with herbaceous warm undertones. Cautions: Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children. We recommend a max dilution of 5% for topical applications. Suggested Uses: Diffuse Peppermint essential oil into the air to help with headaches, asthma, congestion and nausea. Peppermint essential oil is great added to a carrier oil or lotion for an uplifting massage or pedicure. Please Note : The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Cooling, analgesic, antispasmodic, anesthetic, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide and stimulant. Should be kept away from eyes, likely to irritate skin and mucous membranes. Best avoided by pregnant women and nursing mothers as it may discourage flow of milk. May antidote homeopathic remedies. Helps people become clear headed and refreshes the spirits. Helpful for people who are unable to concentrate or who have mental fatigue. Said to relieve states of anger, hysteria and nervous trembling, excellent for depression. On the body, it has a dual action: cooling when hot and warming when cold. As a remedy for colds, it halts mucous and fevers and encourages perspiration. Has a slightly anesthetic effect on stomach muscles. Good for travel sickness, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, colic, nausea and to keep drivers alert while on the road. Its cooling and pain relieving action seems to ease headaches, migraines and toothaches. Used in liniments for the relief of muscle pain, lumbago, bruises, joint pain and insect bites. Can be used to relieve any kind of skin irritation or itching but should be used in a dilution of 1% or less or the irritation will be made worse. Not much liked by insects and vermin. Blends well with: Cedarwood Atlas, Cypress, Lavender French, Niaouli Organic, and Pine White. History: Peppermint and it's name has it's roots in Greek mythology. Pluto - god of the dead - fell in love with Minthe, herself a beautiful nymph. Pluto's goddess wife Persephone became jealous and turned Minthe into a plant, but out of respect for her beauty, she ensured that she would have a wonderful and fragrant aroma. Features100% Pure Essential Oil Raw Material - Peppermint Botanical Name - Mentha Arvensis Therapeutic Grade Capacity - 5 ml.