peppermint essential oil
peppermint essential oil
This essential oil is traditionally used against motion sickness , nausea and headaches . Thanks to its cooling and decongestant properties, it helps relieve itching and the feeling of heavy legs. It is also known to clear the respiratory tract: blocked noses, colds, sinusitis, rhinitis...
- Digestive and detoxifying: bloating, indigestion, liver crisis, flatulence, nausea and motion sickness
- Stimulating: headaches, migraines, physical and moral fatigue, lack of concentration
- Decongestant and expectorant: runny nose, stuffy nose, rhinitis, sinusitis.
- Anesthetics and analgesics: itching, shock, contusion.
- Refreshing: bad breath, scalp
- Internal route
- Prepare an oil treatment spray bottle with 10 drops of peppermint essential oil in 50 cc of vegetable oil.
Headaches and migraine:
Mix 1 drop of peppermint essential oil in 1 tsp of organic vegetable oil: sweet almond , argan , sesame , jojoba. Gently massage your shoulders and temples.
Itching : Mix 15 drops of lavender essential oil, 15 drops of peppermint essential oil in 10 ml of sweet almond , argan , sesame , jojoba vegetable oil. Apply to the area to be treated.
Heavy legs, joint and muscle pain:
Prepare a decongestant, refreshing and relaxing oil from 20 drops of peppermint essential oil in 50 ml of organic vegetable oil: sweet almond , argan , sesame , jojoba . Massage painful areas morning and evening for 1 to 2 weeks.Scalp
Integrate peppermint essential oil into your unscented shampoo or conditioner (10 drops in 400 ml), or a vegetable oil (2-3 tablespoons of castor oil + coconut oil + 4 drops of peppermint essential oil).
Diffuse 5 to 10 drops of peppermint essential oil into the air, twice a day
Breathe 3 times a day using a diffuser a mixture of 2 drops of eucalyptus essential oil + 2 drops of peppermint EO.
Pour 2 drops of peppermint essential oil into a tissue, you can also add 2 drops of lemongrass essential oil, which is also very effective.
Instructions for use and tips
In a bowl, put 3 tbsp. tablespoons of virgin coconut oil (put it in a bain-marie if it is solid)
Add 1 tbsp. tablespoon of baking soda
Then 1 half tsp. tablespoons of white clay or rhassoul, mix a little
Then pour 5 drops of peppermint essential oil. Mix your preparation and store it in a small jar.
motion sickness :
Precautions: Peppermint essential oil should never be used in children under 6 years old, pregnant and breastfeeding women. If in doubt, seek advice from a specialist pharmacist. This information is given for information purposes only. They do not in any way constitute medical advice. For any therapeutic use, consult a doctor.
Capacity: 10 ml in an amber dropper bottle.