Some sources advise that this oil should be avoided by mothers while nursing.
Directions for Use
Essential oils are the highly concentrated active ingredients of plants. They should always be diluted in a base before use and should not be taken internally without professional recommendation.
- Baths: Add 5 - 10 drops of essential oil(s) to a warm run bath. If skin is sensitive, blend the essential oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil first. Close the door so the vapours don't escape. Soak for at least 10 minutes relaxing and breathing deeply. For added moisturising dilute the oils in 10ml of carrier before adding to the bath.
- Massage: add 5 - 6 drops of essential oil per 10ml of carrier oil. Mix thoroughly and apply liberally to the skin.
- Inhalations: Add 4 - 5 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over your head, close your eyes and lean over the bowl. Inhale the vapour for a few minutes.
- Burners and Diffusers: Fill the bowl of the burner/vaporiser with water and then add 3 - 6 drops of essential oil. Light the candle and the oil will evaporate as the water heats up. Do not let the bowl dry out.
Avoid if preganant or on Homeopathic meds.
Do not ingest or apply to skin undiluted.
25 out of 25 people would recommend this product08/07/2019, By MandyI use this in a mix in my son's diffuser at night for clear breathing - it really works and smells wonderful. Good quality oil!03/06/2019, By SueGreat value, and great quality. This peppermint oil is so wonderful in an oil burner. Makes the room smell like a spa!!01/06/2019, By Larafantastic product. I love this product for so many reasons. I use it as a natural insecticide for mozzies and for helping me start my day with a dab of it behind my ears. Refreshing and keeps me alert10/04/2019, By SianGreat smell. I got it because of the studies that show peppermint can reduce headaches and so far it has worked.10/04/2019, By Vaw001Love this product! A must-have in my medicine cabinet. Great for bringing down temperatures, especially with little kids. Soothes throat aches, great pain-reliever.03/01/2019, By SandraI used this as a massage oil, using sweet almond oil as a carrier oil and it worked so well. It's incredibly potent and a little really does go a long way.24/12/2018, By Ninalovely smell, using this in my face oil along with rosehip and lavender. Amazing improvement in just 2 days17/12/2018, By SumLove this product. Great for headaches!11/10/2018, By raganiHas a nice long lasting scent, i use it to make lip exfoliators.07/09/2018, By ElmoGreat product, use it with natural toothpaste and it works fantastic02/08/2018, By ChelseaI love the smell and have put it in my shampoo and even on my pimples(diluted with a carrier oil. It works well.03/07/2018, By NozieI used some small drops with my Isivuno Unrefined Raw Shea butter for my hair with some other essential oils26/06/2018, By GetruidaSmells Heavenly and works really well in homemade toothpaste06/05/2018, By kayAn all rounder! For cold and flu balms, tired feet, a fresh smell in the house... one of my staple essential oils and this brand makes a bigger bottle.12/03/2018, By LourenReally high quality and not even that expensive. I've been using this in my homemade toothpaste and mouth wash and it has been awesome!07/12/2017, By Sadiyause it for flus
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and more...25/11/2017, By WilnaI add a couple of drops to my body lotion, the scent is amazing and it prevents spiders and other insects from biting us, especially if we go to the farm where this is a big issue.16/11/2017, By Zakhothought i'd use it with toothpaste but it's just waaay too strong no matter how much I diluted it. but it's great for using as an air freshner and insect repellent.20/10/2017, By TraceyFantastic pick-me-up08/10/2017, By LucyI used this essential oil to make toothpaste and it smells absolutely amazing!!
I needed only a few drops to make my toothpaste smell and taste delicious and minty fresh04/08/2017, By ElnaLove the smell of Peppermint Oil21/04/2017, By MaureenI bought this to deter ants in my house. I do not want to kill them (as I am vegan) so this is a good way to 'persuade' them to go elsewhere. If I find a whole heap of ants I vacuum them up, take the bag outside and open it so they can get away, then I go back and put peppermint oil where they were. This product is the cheapest for what I use it for.28/08/2015, By CarmenI bought this to use in homemade toothpaste, which I never got around to making. I did discover by accident that the smell of this unblocks my sinuses, and I know carry this around in my handbag so I always have it on hand!02/05/2014, By JuliaWeve been using this in the office as a 100% natural, human deterrent for mice. Just put a few drops of peppermint oil on some cotton balls and put them in your kitchen cupboards - it leaves a strong peppermint-candy smell that we love, but our rodent friends don .
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