Peppermint oil is steam distilled from the fresh or partly dry Mentha piperita herb of the Labiatae family. It has a fresh, sharp, menthol smell, is clear to pale yellow in color and watery in viscosity. This cooling and refreshing essential oil is used in aromatherapy to stimulate the mind, increase mental agility and to increase focus, while cooling the skin, reducing redness and calming irritation and itchiness. Peppermint Oil is known for refreshing and improving concentration. On the skin, due to its cooling properties, peppermint oil is used to relieve acne symptoms, skin irritation and itchiness and also helps to reduce skin redness, where inflammation is present, while at the same time having a cooling action. Precautions Undiluted use can cause irritation to the skin and mucus membranes and should be kept well away from the eyes. It should be avoided during pregnancy and should not be used on children under seven. Consult a certified aromatherapist for the proper way to use essential oils.
SKU: FCPPL - 110
- Peppermint Oil