Peppermint Essential Oil

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Peppermint Essential Oil 15 ml

Different forms of peppermint oil or menthol may help treat pain from headaches and migraine attacks when applied on the skin. Researchers found that a one percent solution of peppermint oil led to improvements in how long itchiness lasted and the severity of the itch.

Peppermint oil also has mild antimicrobial properties. Various studies have been performed to determine its effectiveness against different types of bacteria and fungi. The results have been mixed.

While some of the proposed benefits of peppermint oil come from anecdotal evidence, research suggests peppermint oil may be beneficial for IBS and other digestive conditions, as well as pain relief.

Sold in a 15 ml (0.5 oz.) glass amber dropper bottle

Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Herb
Scent Profile: Fresh, cool, grassy-minty
Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lavender, Rosemary, Spearmint, and Thyme

Main Constituents:
Total Menthone: 32.6%
l-Menthol: 41.0%

Peppermint oil is generally safe, but it can be toxic when taken in very large doses. Additionally, you should always dilute peppermint essential oil before use. If you have any concerns or questions about using peppermint oil, you should speak to your doctor before using it.

You should avoid applying peppermint oil to the faces or chests of babies and young children. Side effects can occur from inhaling the menthol present in peppermint oil.