descriptionIts aroma is strongly piercing, refreshing, minty and very herbaceous. Among its properties are: Cooling, analgesic, antispasmodic, anesthetic, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide and stimulant. Should be kept away from eyes, likely to irritate skin and mucous membranes. Best avoided by pregnant women and nursing mothers as it could discourage flow of milk. May antidote homeopathic remedies.
Helps people become clear headed and refreshes the spirits. Helpful for people who are unable to concentrate or who have mental fatigue. Said to relieve states of anger, hysteria and nervous trembling, excellent for depression.
On the body, it has a dual action: cooling when hot and warming when cold. As a remedy for colds, it halts mucous and fevers and encourages perspiration. Extremely important for its effect on the digestive system (1 drop on a sugar cube or on a teaspoon of honey).
Has a slightly anesthetic effect on stomach muscles. Good for travel sickness, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, colic, nausea and to keep drivers alert while on the road. Its cooling and pain relieving action seems to ease headaches, migraines and toothaches. Used in liniments for the relief of muscle pain, lumbago, bruises, joint pain and insect bites. Can be used to relieve any kind of skin irritation or itching but should be used in a dilution of 1% or less or the irritation could be made worse. Not much liked by insects and vermin, great for getting rid of ants and rodents. Blends well with cedarwood, cypress, lavender, niaouli and pine. Flash point: 151 deg.F. OK to ship via air or ocean.
Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 (6 Reviews)
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Reviewer: Lindsey Auman (Julian, PA) 2.21.2014
Smells like peppermint candy
Smells great. Nice and strong, but not overwhelming. No medicinal smell to it. Smells pretty much like the peppermint candies. Pricing is pretty much in line with fragrance oils, when you consider usage rating. Doesn't accelerate or discolor CP soaps. Seems to actually slow trace slightly. Definitely worth purchasing.
Reviewer: Lindsay Paolini (Wappingers Falls, NY) 11.7.2013
Peppermint Candy cane!
This to me smells like a Christmas Peppermint candy cane! I read a comment below saying Crisp and Minty and really you can't describe it better than that!
Reviewer: Donna Hincks (Baton Rouge, LA) 5.6.2013
I received this today and tried it out in a batch of HP soap. It worked well and smells great. I will reorder this peppermint because it is nice and strong and a great price.
Reviewer: Barry Carver (Erwin, TN) 7.31.2012
You can't go wrong with this oil
This Peppermint Oil is one of the finest we've tried! It has a clean, sort of a sweetish scent. We use it in our Pocket Inhalers, Home-made Laundry Soap, Bath M&P Soaps and Whipped Shea Butter. Thanks Camden Grey, you've come through again as usual!
Reviewer: shaundel king (, NJ) 2.18.2012
Crisp & minty!
Love this oil! Great benefits! Works for my scalp & hair. Mainly for my skin I use this in my scrubs. Next I will try in lip balm. Helps with stomach aches, nausea. Even helped me when I ate too much, didn't give me much of over fullness after. Definitely great to use for alertness. Helped with my toothache as well. Oh yeah only tried France and India version so far. And France has more of a sweetness to me. But both are great!
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