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Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil

Cooling, clearing and reviving. Steam distilled from the fresh leaves, the fresh, minty-fresh fragrance of Peppermint Essential Oil is universally recognised and loved. Inhaling a few drops on a tissue quickly revives head tension and is an aid to concentration, especially whilst driving or travelling. This method is also ideal for clearing blocked sinuses or easing travel sickness and jet lag when you are out and about.

After a busy day, a few drops of Peppermint Essential Oil in a footbath will cool, soothe and refresh tired, aching feet in a way that absolutely no other natural remedy can! In massage blends it is a great muscle relaxant that eases general muscular aches and pains and stiff joints, which is why it is valued so highly in sport therapy. Peppermint also eases a wide range of gastric problems such as nausea, indigestion, stomach cramps and spasms when massaged on the abdomen.

The clearing, antiseptic and anti-infectious properties of Peppermint Essential Oil are particularly suited to the relief of colds, flu and catarrhal congestion, whilst its stimulating action helps overcome general fatigue and burn-out.  Peppermint is a highly adaptable and effective essential oil, but it is extremely powerful and should be treated with respect. Only a very small quantity of this oil is needed to receive its benefits. Do not use on children less than 3 years old, and keep the undiluted oil away from the nostrils of babies to avoid the possibility of apnoea.

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More Information

Botanical Name:
Mentha piperita
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Extracted From:
Leaves and tops
Extraction Method:
Steam distillation
Principal Constituents:
Menthol, menthone, iso-menthone, menthofuran, menthyl acetate, 1,8 cineole, limonene, a-pinene, b-pinene, b-caryophyllene, pulegone, piperitone.

Independent Reviews From Trustpilot ★★★★★

Very good purchase

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24 December 2016

I purchase 4 small bottles of cypress, lavender, elemi and pine. The quality is suitable for medication purposes

- Martin

Excellent!

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12 December 2016

Good prices, quick delivery and cruelty free. Who could ask for more??

- K Trueman

Good products

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30 November 2016

My order was delivered promptly and the oils arrived thoughtfully packed.

- Marisol Sepulveda

Quinessence Aromatherapy

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1 August 2016

This was my first visit to Quinessence and I found them extremely efficient and helpful. My order was received very quickly and I would certainly use them again. The information I receive through Facebook I find is very informative

- Patricia Grant

A satisfied customer

★★★★★

24 June 2016

Prompt dispatch of item. No complaints at all.

- P Nerney

Wonderful product

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12 July 2016

Love this and bought some for my friend xx

- Niki Nicolle

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