The Best You Can Get!This 100% Organic Peppermint Essential Oil from Ellie's Best is beyond therapeutic grade. It's steam-distilled from the leaves of the organically cultivated peppermint plant, Mentha pipertita, therefore it is the purest form available anywhere! Peppermint oil has become extremely popular owing to it's delightful scent and health applications. Consequently, it has many uses in cooking, aromatherapy and home remedies. As a result, air-fresher diffusers, confections, flavorings, and personal care products contain peppermint oil. History shows a wide range of uses for organic peppermint essential oil. Many cultures prize its unique minty fragrance. It is pure joy to the sense of smell. Use it as a balm to relax sore muscles or add in recipes to flavor traditional holiday fare.
Carrier Oil for Organic Peppermint Essential OilGenerally, to avoid full potency contact with your skin, be sure to dilute the oil properly with our fractionated coconut oil. This cold pressed carrier oil is perfect to dilute your essential oils. It is an odorless, liquid oil coconut oil with many beneficial properties. It contains no hexane or any other chemicals and is food grade, with an impressive shelf life of up to 5 years!
Do It Yourself Recipes for Peppermint Essential Oil1) Use a drop of organic peppermint essential oil in your favorite lotion. It smells so good, and gives you a wonderful lift with a pleasant cooling effect. Combine oils like organic tea tree oil, organic lemongrass or organic eucalyptus in your favorite lotion, shampoo or conditioner as your mood dictates. 2) Try this when your skin is a bit baked and itchy after a day of too much sun.Combine a drop of organic peppermint essential oil, a drop of organic lavender essential oil and fractionated coconut oil In your palm. Massage it into the burned areas to quiet nerve endings, and sooth the itching. 3) One wonderful use for peppermint essential oil is to sooth your upset tummy. Just one drop of organic peppermint oil rubbed on the stomach (diluted with fractionated coconut oil) or inhaled will help with indigestion, or an upset stomach. Sure comes in handy when eating out on the road.
Note: Peppermint essential oil is not toxic but irritations can occur in those with sensitive skin. As with all essential oils, those with sensitive skin should exercise caution. If the skin becomes irritated or a rash forms discontinue use. It is recommended that you test the oil on a small area of skin. Diluting essential oil with a carrier oil is the recommended way to avoid skin irritation. If taken internally, consult a professional for advice on correct use. If used in cooking, follow recipes for proper amounts to add.