- diffuse for a clear, crisp scent in the air
- invigorating to the senses promoting an uplifted cheery feeling
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 from other products. Peppermint essential oil is frequently used in toothpaste and chewing gum for oral hygiene. Peppermint essential oil is one of the best-selling favourites among doTERRA essential oils.
- use a drop of Peppermint essential oil with Lemon essential oil for a refreshing mouth rinse
- add a drop to your favourite smoothie recipe for a refreshing twist*
- place one drop in the palm of your hand with one drop of Wild Orange and one drop of Frankincense and inhale for a midday (or any time) pick me up
Directions for use:
Diffuse: add 3-4 drops in your diffuser
Food additive: add 1-2 drops to food*
Topical use: apply 1-2 drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.
According to Dr Z: “Typically, Peppermint Essential Oil is used as an antiemetic (helps to prevent nausea) and antispasmodic (helps to prevent vomiting as well as any other harsh gastrointestinal contractions). It’s a soothing digestive aid and beneficial during times of illness” (https://drericz.com/peppermint-essential-oil/)
Possible skin sensitivity.
Keep out of reach of children.
If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas.
Plant part: leaf / steam
Extraction method: steam distillation
Aromatic description: minty, fresh, herbaceous
Main chemical components: menthol, menthone, eucalyptol
We’re not doctors or health practitioners, merely people who love to live a natural lifestyle, so we’re not attempting in any way to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
*All essential oils are not equal, the information and uses we provide are based on doTERRA’s Pure, Tested Essential Oils. Always read the bottle re directions for use and note cautions above.