Peppermint - AroMed's Mentha x piperita is certified organic and the leaves are steam distilled in India. It is the labiatea or lamiaceae botanical family, and it's a top note with a familiar minty, fresh and spicy aroma.
Emotional Support - Peppermint encourages regeneration, self- acceptance, concentration, confidence, vitality and vibrancy.
Blends well with-Basil, bergamot mint, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper berry, lavender, lemon, niaouli, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, ravintsara, rosemary, spearmint, tea tree
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation
Safety data- Avoid peppermint during first three months of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Do not use, or store, alongside homeopathic remedies. Do not apply on or near the faces of infants or young children. Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.
Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.