Soil Peppermint Essential Oil

Soil Peppermint Essential Oil
Soil Peppermint Essential Oil
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  • 10ml
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The essential oil is steam-distilled from the partially dried plant. Peppermint is known for its refreshing and stimulating properties. It is said to aid circulation and treat various digestive upsets.

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Description

Some sources advise that this oil should be avoided by mothers while nursing.

Directions

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.

Caring for Your Essential Oils
SOil essential oils and carrier oils are living products that are vulnerable to heat, moisture, air and light. It is best to store them in a cool, dark place with the lids well sealed. If your fridge is the only cool place around, allow the oils to reach a cool room temperature before use (around 20 degrees C).

Ingredients

Mentha piperita

Reviews
Reviews
Overall Rating
5 out of 5 stars from 23 reviews

23 out of 23 people would recommend this product

07/09/2017, By Terry
Great product
18/08/2017, By J
A little bit pricey compared to other brands, this oil has a lasting and refreshing aroma.
18/08/2017, By Becks
Beautiful, fresh peppermint smell. I love this oil.
21/07/2017, By Marie
Of all the amazing essential Soil oils this the one that helps me most to get going in the morning, simply wonderful.
20/06/2017, By Nico
Of all the essential oils this is probably my favourate! Nothing beats waking up to this smell in the morning, well maybe not quite as good the smell of quality roasted coffee beans. Very energising ;-)
20/06/2017, By Lea
I love this product - I have tons of Essential Oils and I've used this for almost everything; I can see I'll need to replace this product regularly.
09/06/2017, By Larisa
Five sniffs of this baby and I'm ready to go! Great energiser and refresher. Also helps for headaches - take a sniff and then put lemon oil or grapefruit oil on the temples.
30/05/2017, By Natalie
I love this product!
I have started using it in the mornings instead of wearing perfume all the time. Its great to dab on wrists for a fresh smell and also makes me feel more awake and alert when I start my day! Great for headaches as well!
05/02/2017, By Viana
This is a great essential oil. A little goes a long way.

I mix it with coconut oil and also add a few drops of lemon grass and use it on my throat (thyroid) and also massage my feet with it. It also seems to keep mozzies away.

To keep ants out of my dogs bowls just rub a drop of peppermint oil on the outside of the bowl. This seems to work, though somehow ants seem to not mind mint growing in the garden. Wash your hands afterwards and apply some lotion or base oil, because the peppermint can burn your skin a bit.

If you want to try it in recipes only use one drop, as it has an extremely strong flavour.
14/10/2016, By Cynthia
This oil is amazing - few drops on my shower wall every morning during my shower just gives one such a refreshing, awakening feeling. The best - a little goes a long way.
19/08/2016, By chantel
wow. this product is awesome. i would suggest everyone to keep a bottle in their bag. it good for just about everything!
helps you to sleep. keeps you calm. relieves pain. helps with stress and inflammation. can be used as a deodoriser. love it!
04/06/2016, By Rischon
I buy this regularly and in many things. Does what Peppermint oil needs to do and I trust the brand. So Fresh.
10/03/2016, By Suzanne
n Heerlike vars peppermentreuk wat nie so sterk is dat dit mens se neus laat brand nie. Hoogs aantebevele!
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A very nice peppermint oil that isnt so over-powering that it makes your eyes water. Highly recommended.
26/01/2016, By ashleigh
I rub this along with lemon and lavender on my kids feet if they are ill and its superb.
14/11/2015, By Bearded Nirvana
I used this to make my own beard oil, gives you a burst of freshness
18/09/2015, By M. Paloma
Love this oil. I am already on my second bottle and use it every evening in my burner. It gives a lovely smell to the whole house and even helped with my blocked nose during my cold. Brilliant.
25/04/2015, By Alma
I love this oil. It works for headaches, nausea and even tummy aches. So refreshing!! Can wait to get the rest of the range.
18/04/2015, By Nici
I love this oil. Its wonderful for headaches. Makes a lovely bath oil when mixed with a carrier oil - relieving aches and pains. And I now use it to make lipbalm with some coconut oil in a little jar. It works great! It also helps keep spiders away.
18/02/2015, By Maureen
I bought this to help discourage cockroaches in the kitchen. So I have put drops of it on cotton pads all over the kitchen and the roaches have (very likely) gone into another part of the house! Everything smells clean and fresh though - I prefer using natural products over chemicals. Will buy again.
26/01/2015, By Sarah
I mix one drop of this with 5 drops of lemon essential oil and a few drops of any carrier oil, and rub it on my pulse points before I exercise. It helps bring on a sense of fresh energy and really keeps the headaches at bay!
07/03/2014, By Luisa
One of my favourite oils, I like to use a few drops in an burner during my morning Yoga practice, it really awakens your mind, opens your respiratory system and energises you. Its smell is pleasant but not overwhelming,
07/03/2014, By Monique
Works like a charm for headaches and hangovers. Just dab a very very little on your temples and you will feel relief almost immediately.
11/02/2014, By Beulah
I use this oil almost daily for headaches, muscle and general aches and pains. When mixed with Lavender in a carrier oil it has gorgeous scent.

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Faithful to Nature is an online retail store, specialising in a wide selection of natural supplements, vitamins, superfoods and health-related products. Our green team is all about helping you unlock your full potential to live a healthy life; however we are not medical professionals. Please do consult your health care practitioner when seeking medical advice.

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