Peppermint Oil (15 mL / Roll-On) - doTERRA

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The high menthol content of the doTERRA Peppermint oil sets it apart from others when it comes to quality—making it one of the best-selling favorites among doTERRA essential oils. The peppermint plant is a hybrid of water mint and spearmint and was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. A high menthol content—like that found in the doTERRA Peppermint essential oil—distinguishes the best quality Peppermint oil from other products. Frequently used in toothpaste and chewing gum for oral hygiene, Peppermint oil also helps alleviate occasional stomach upset and promotes healthy respiratory function when taken internally. Peppermint oil continues to be one of the best-selling favorites among doTERRA essential oils.

Aroma: Minty, fresh, herbaceous

Primary Benefits: 
  • When ingested, Peppermint essential oil promotes healthy respiratory function and clear breathing
  • Peppermint oil promotes digestive health when taken internally
  • Repels bugs naturally
Uses:

Cosmetic
  • Massage into neck and shoulders for a refreshing aroma.
  • Add to shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating hair massage.
  • Add to cold water compress or foot bath to cool off when overheated.
  • Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply after exercise for a refreshing feeling.

Food

  • Add one or two drops to a favorite smoothie recipe for a refreshing twist.

Household

  • Place Peppermint in a spray bottle and spritz around windows and doors.
  • Diffuse five drops Peppermint oil for an energizing aroma.

Therapeutic

  • Used in aromatherapy as a nervine and calmative.
  • Used in aromatherapy as a carminative and antispasmodic to relieve symptoms of digestive discomfort.
  • Used in aromatherapy to help relieve colds and coughs.
  • Used in aromatherapy to help relieve joint and muscle pain associated with sprains, strains, and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help relieve nausea and vomiting.
Directions:

Diffusion

  • Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use
  • Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use
  • Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

Cautions: Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.