Peppermint oil properties
- Very strong analgesic +++
- Anti-infectious ++
- Anti-inflammatory ++
- Antinauseuse +++
- Antispasmodic ++
- Refreshing +++
- Liver Regulator ++
- Cardiac stimulant ++
- Stimulant digestive +++
- General stimulant +++
- Pancreatic stimulant ++
- Toning of the nervous system +++
- Antipruritic +++
Indications of peppermint essential oil
Thanks to the many properties described above, peppermint oil has many indications.
The properties of digestive tonic and bile stimulant of mint make it interesting to fight against difficult digestion and biliary insufficiency.
Scars and wounds
Its healing properties encourage its use on scars and wounds.
ENT and respiratory disorders
The expectorant and mucolytic properties of peppermint oil can be used to treat many disorders affecting the ENT sphere such as bronchitis, respiratory tract infection, blocked solar plexus, spasmophilia, anxiety attack. , respiratory oppression, sinusitis, fat or productive cough.
For the well-being
- Emotional shock or intense fear
- Concentration (lack)
- Latent Depression
- Intellectual effort: make a trace in the middle of the forehead.
- Physical or psychic fatigue: make a trace in the middle of the forehead.
- Overwork (to set the right priorities)
- Trac, anguish
Use of peppermint essential oil
Peppermint essential oil can be used in very different ways for a broad spectrum of diseases and symptoms. Nevertheless, in case of doubt, it is recommended to contact a professional to collect personalized and secure information, adapted to your medical situation, your profile and your age.
Cutaneous application, massage
If applied over large areas, peppermint must always be diluted because it is very refreshing, which can lead to hypothermia.
- Shock, immediate blow (without open wound) : in local application (dilute in a vegetable oil or make a simple trace according to the importance of the blow) .
- Insect sting : Make a sting on the sting.
- For ENT infections : Mix with a vegetable oil and rub the back and soles of the feet.
- Acute diarrhea : Massage the abdomen (dilute in a vegetable oil).
- Fetid breath : make a trace in the mouth (on the palate or on the tongue).
- motion sickness : make 1 trace in the mouth.
- Nausea or vomiting : make 1 trace in the mouth.
- Digestive disorders (bloating, aerophagia, indigestion …): in massage on the abdomen (dilute in a vegetable oil), or make 1 trace in the mouth.
- Stuffy nose : make a trace under the nostrils or on the wings of the nose (never inside the nose) or make a trace between the tongue and the palace.
- Inflated legs : In leg massage, dilute very strongly with vegetable oil (not more than 3%).
- Heavy Legs : in leg massage, dilute very strongly with a vegetable oil (not more than 3%). </ span>
- Painful rules : In lower abdominal massage, dilute strongly with vegetable oil.
- Headaches, migraines : to make a localized trace away from the eyes (on the temples at the birth of the hair, or on the top of the forehead and in the neck ).
- For indications of well-being : make a trace in the middle of the forehead.
It is best to take peppermint essential oil internally only on the advice of a therapist.
It is not recommended to inhale the essential oil of peppermint, except by making a mark on the wrists.
- Low tension : in olfaction
Warning: Peppermint essential oil contains menthone and should be avoided internally; it should not be used for prolonged periods by people with hypertension.
When used dermally over large areas, it should always be very diluted because it can cause hypothermia (icy effect).