Peppermint Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita
Main Constituents: L-Menthol, L-Menthone
Plant Part: Herb
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
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- Avoid all contact in and around the eyes.
- Never use essential oils pure on the skin. Always dilute with a vegetable oil (sweet almond oil, grape seed oil, apricot kernel oil...)
- NEVER use an essential oil orally without the advice of a healthcare professional or a doctor.
- Should be used with great caution. At low doses it is invigorating and refreshing, but in larger doses, it can have a stimulating effect to the point of causing tremors.
- Must be used in small doses.
- Never add essential oil of mint to the bath.
- Wash hands well after use.
- Keep away from the eyes.
- Not recommended for burner use.
- Highly inadvisable for use during pregnancy, breastfeeding, with epileptics, the elderly and children under 6 years of age.
- STRICTLY FORBIDDEN FOR USE WITH NEWBORN BABIES (local contact toxicity: gag reflex may cause nasal or respiratory arrest).
- High doses have a narcotic effect.