Peppermint essential oil is known o do magic on the skin of its applicant. The oil is very antiseptic, anti-infectious in nature. The oil has long served the world and is still continuing to do so. It has an amazing effect on the skin.
Peppermint is known as the cool, uplifting and vitalizing variant, where spearmint has a more relaxing, warming effect. Both can be used for the following purposes, and the choice of which to use is based on personal preference and taste unless noted otherwise. Our oils are pure and therefore strong. They can be diluted with your liquid of choice, but works well with olive oil, a neutral carrier oil and water.
- AcneApply directly on spots as needed. Due to the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of the oil, using the oil helps clean out pores and prevent infections.
- Airway infection & diseasesAdd peppermint oil to (room) vaporizers, rub small amount under the nose. The menthol in the oil helps open up the airways.
- Athlete’s foot/nail infectionDue to the anti fungal properties of the oil, people have used it to fight these annoyances. Apply on affected areas.
- ArthritisApply and massage on sore joints. The oils are known to increase blood circulation, decrease pain and increase range of motion.
- Breath freshenerAdd one drop (you can always add more) of peppermint to a glass of water, or directly on the tongue. Note: the oil is strong and undiluted, so be ready for an arctic blast and clear sinuses!Not for the faint of heart!
- Cleaning and household usesSince the oils have antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties, why not add it to your cleaning regime!
- Pet and child friendly, and pleasant for the nose. Add to cleaning solution, dish and laundry detergent, use on hard surfaces around the house, drop some oil in the vents and air ducts to help prevent the build-up of fungi, and add to your toothbrush or toothpaste (one drop!).
- Canker and cold soresThanks to the antiviral properties of the oils, this really helps people. Dab the oil directly on as soon as the first symptoms occur and repeat as needed.
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