Hello dear readers.Today I want to talk about the essential oil of mint.Peppermint essential oil is used for nervous exhaustion, headaches, nausea, toothache, inflammation of the gums and so on. Diseases.Apply peppermint oil in cosmetology, face and hair.Widely used this oil in the production of pharmaceuticals (Validol, Valocordin, drops and ointments by rhinitis, cough syrup and so forth.), As well as in the food industry (candy, chewing gum, confectionery, etc.), For flavoring care productsoral (toothpastes, mouth rinses).Generally mint unique plant, used mint and peppermint oil are widely.

For more information about mint, useful properties, application, contraindications, see the article on the blog "Peppermint, useful properties".

Peppermint oil is obtained by steam distillation of fresh mint leaves.It contains mint oil 30 components terpenoid structure not including trace elements.It goes well with citrus oils, face, lavender, marjoram, neroli, eucalyptus, pine.

Store peppermint oil at room

temperature, the reach of children.Typically, high-quality peppermint oil is sold in bottles of dark glass.Oil stored in clear about goals, only for citrus storage period in the open form is only half a year.

essential oil.Properties.

Let's look in more detail the properties of mint oil, as well as its scope.Peppermint oil has not enjoyed great popularity as other essential oils.I think everything can be explained by the availability of the plant.Nevertheless, oil and has useful medical properties.

  • peppermint oil has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Inherent peppermint oil antispasmodic and analgesic properties.Peppermint oil
  • wonderful antiseptic, has antiseptic properties.
  • Diaphoretic and antipyretic properties.
  • Plus Peppermint oil is inherent in resolving the property, as well as choleretic, diuretic.
  • And of course it should be noted refreshing properties of mint oil.
  • Peppermint oil has antibacterial and antiviral effect.

mint aroma of a positive effect on the nervous system, relieves stress, restores power.And the smell of peppermint increases trust, removes stiffness and tension.

Peppermint oil.Application.

Apply peppermint oil for colds, oil can reduce the body temperature.With the loss of voice mint has a softening effect.With a cold I usually drip peppermint oil in the aroma lamp, but most of all viral and colds effective tea tree oil.For more information about my favorite oil, can be read in the article "tea tree essential oil".

Mint oil improves cerebral blood circulation and acts as an antispasmodic.Cope essential oil of mint with a headache.When fear nevroznosti, anxiety is enough to drip a drop of oil on a handkerchief.Slowly and quietly inhale the aroma of mint oil.

peppermint oil Eliminates bad breath, disinfects the oral cavity.When a toothache peppermint oil removes toothache.Apply peppermint oil with the inflammation of the gums.

When nausea, peppermint oil just salvation.Not for nothing is a mint caramel recommended for nausea.If nausea is also recommended to inhale peppermint oil.

for coughs, colds, viral diseases, peppermint oil is used as inhalations, baths, compresses.

dosage of peppermint essential oil.

massage should be no more than 6 drops per 10 ml of oil - the basis;
need for compresses 4-6 drops;
for warm inhalations take 1-2 drops, and the duration of the procedure itself should be 5 minutes;
in oil burner drip 3-6 drops;
to enrich shampoos, masks, tonics, creams, take 1-2 drops per 10 grams of butter - the basics;
in aromamedalon drip 2-3 drops;
for bathing are taken up to 6 drops of essential oil of mint;
for internal use two or three times a day, you can eat jam or honey in one drop of peppermint essential oil, and the drink tea.Juice or yogurt;
with heartburn take 2 drops of peppermint essential oil on half a teaspoon of yogurt with water.

But apart from the positive aspects of mint oil, there are also negative.In mint oils have contraindications with whom you need to know before using this oil.

Peppermint oil.Contraindications.

not recommended to use this oil during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.Children under seven years of peppermint oil is contraindicated.

peppermint oil may cause allergies, so be careful with this oil.So if you are hypersensitive menthol or peppermint, peppermint oil should not be used.

Peppermint oil should not be used for too long a period, despite the fact that the mint oil is credited with soothing properties, peppermint oil can cause insomnia, especially when used at night.

Peppermint oil used in the pure form is impossible, it should be mixed with the base oil.Peppermint oil is considered feminine oil.Many women use peppermint oil in the hair care and face.In more detail, the application of peppermint oil for hair, can be found in the article "Mint Hair".

peppermint oil is used to repel insects, as some insects can not stand the smell of peppermint oil.With the help of peppermint oil can get rid of ants and rodents.