Peppermint essential oil 5 ml

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With a fresh and crisp minty aroma, this essential oil is often on the list of toothpaste ingredients, giving it a flavour, it is also added to different pharmaceuticals. Peppermint is the most common as a medicine for treatment of digestive disorders. It has a positive effect on the liver, stomach and the intestinal tract. Due to its antispasmodic properties, the essential oil helps those suffering from diarrhoea, indigestion, vomiting and stomach pains. Peppermint oil, especially in combination with lavender oil, aids in recovery from a cold or flu. The warming and stimulating properties of the oil are particularly beneficial if it is used at the very onset of a cold to overcome shivers and sulkiness, which often precede sneezing, runny nose and fever.

Its pleasant aroma and sweat-stimulating properties make the oil suitable for use in saunas (2-3 drops in a glass of warm water). Can be used for baths. (For taking a bath, dilute the essential oil with a small amount of vegetable oil, milk or milk powder, mix the water well and close the bathroom door to prevent the aroma from dispersing. Use no more than 3 drops. Do not take a bath if you have a fever). Cold compresses of peppermint or peppermint and lavender oils, applied to the forehead and temples, alleviate headaches and some migraines (compresses are most effective when applied as soon as you feel the onset of pain). Stimulates brain activity and clarity of thought, you’ll feel alert, quick-witted and ready for thinking. 

When used for steam inhalations, peppermint essential oil clears the nasal passages and sinuses. Steaming treatments are also advised to purify the skin, especially for those suffering from acne. Peppermint oil has a gentle antiseptic effect, which prevents bacteria proliferation on the skin surface.

The oil can serve as an insect repellent – it repels flies and mosquitoes. Can also be used in combination with other oils: lavender, eucalyptus, rosemary, lemon. Avoid using the peppermint oil in the evenings as it keeps you awake.

Suitable for children from 3 years, not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women and those using homeopathic drugs.

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