Peppermint (Menthe arvensis) essential oil
Peppermint Oil is well-known for its refreshing and cooling sensation. It is commonly used to alleviate digestive discomfort, such as bloating and indigestion, by promoting healthy digestion and soothing the gastrointestinal tract. Peppermint oil is also used topically to relieve muscle and joint pain, as it has a numbing effect. In aromatherapy, it is often used to enhance focus and mental clarity due to its invigorating and stimulating properties.
Vaporiser: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil to the ceramic dish of your vaporiser.
Diffuser: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil to the full water chamber of your diffuser.
Massage: essential oils should always be mixed with a carrier oil when applied directly to the skin. Add 5 drops of essential oil into 10ml of carrier oil and massage into the skin. Always patch test first.
Bath: mix 12-20 drops essential oil with a carrier oil prior to putting the oils in a full drawn bath, this protects your skin and helps the oils to disperse through the bath safely.
Steam inhalation: add 2-3 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water & cover the head with a towel. Close the eyes & inhale deeply for 5 minutes. Repeat as needed.
Pillow: add 1-2 drops of essential oil to your pillow to encourage a restful nights sleep.
Safety Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. It is recommended to seek a healthcare practitioners advice before using essential oils during pregnancy.