Botanical name: mentha piperita
Use: relieves pain, muscle spasms, reduces inflammation, fights infection, clears
congestion, opens sinuses. Regulates oiliness in skin, helps in digestion, stimulates the
brain, promotes nerve health, cools fever.
Perfume Note: Middle
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Helichrysum
Production method: steam distillation
Aromatherapy benefits: cooling, refreshing, clearing
Aroma type: menthol
Warning: Should not be taken in conjunction with homeopathic remedies. Avoid if pregnant
Safety Information: May irritate sensitive skin, stimulates menstrual flow. Stops the flow
of mother’s milk
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) essential oil relieves pain, muscle spasms, reduces inflammation, fights infection, clears congestion as it opens sinuses. Add 4-6 drops to 3 teaspoons of 70% alcohol. Massage into the hair follicles and skin of the affected area.
Peppermint is beneficial in addressing pain. It can be used to relieve sore muscles when used with massage or added to bath water. Dabbing a few drops on your wrist or inhaling the aroma can reduce headache pain. Like with sore muscles, it can be massaged onto your temples.