Peppermint essential oil is extracted from the leaves, branches, and buds by steam distillation. Let's learn about its effects and precautions for its use.

1. Motion sickness and seasickness

For nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness, seasickness, etc., apply a few drops of peppermint essential oil to a tissue or handkerchief and inhale to relieve.

2. Promote digestion

For indigestion, stomach pain, bloating, and other discomforts, add 5-6 drops of peppermint essential oil to 10 ml of carrier oil (sweet almond oil or jojoba oil is fine), mix well and massage gently on the stomach.

3. Relieve headache

Add 2 drops of peppermint essential oil to pure water, wet a towel, wring it out slightly, and then press it firmly on your forehead to make a cold compress.

If you add 1 drop of lavender essential oil to the cold compress the effect will be better.

If the headache is caused by a hangover, use this treatment method as effective.

4. Relaxing breathing

Peppermint essential oil is rich in menthol, and can help cleanse the respiratory tract, whether it is nasal congestion, bronchitis, asthma, cold, or cough, with peppermint essential oil can effectively relieve the symptoms, a few drops of peppermint essential oil on a tissue, do deep breathing can.

5. Relieve stress

In addition: peppermint essential oil is very suitable for use in the study of aromatherapy, to help refresh the brain, refresh the spirit, and relieve stress.

There are many ways to use peppermint essential oil, not only to better relieve motion sickness and seasickness but also to promote digestion and relieve headaches and other symptoms.

And you can use peppermint essential oil in general to relieve your discomfort.

Essential oil use precautions

1. pregnant women and children in the early stages of pregnancy are best to avoid using essential oils for massage or bathing.

2. For those with sensitive skin or physique, please conduct a sensitivity test before use.

3. In addition to a small number of essential oils, such as lavender, tea tree, etc. can be applied directly to the skin, most other essential.

When used on body skin, the oil must be diluted or blended with carrier oil before use.

4. The skin with citrus essential oils (such as bergamot, lemon, etc.) within four hours after please do not in the sun.

5. Essential oils are not a substitute for medication.

Therefore, if symptoms do not improve after use, please be sure to see a doctor.

6. Patients suffering from high or low blood pressure, epilepsy, and neurological and kidney diseases should use with caution.

7. Please use according to the recommended amount, overuse may lead to counter effects and even cause excessive burden to the body.

8. Please avoid direct contact with children to avoid misuse and danger.

9. When diluting essential oils, use glass, stainless steel, or ceramic containers, avoid using plastic, easily dissolved, or oil-colored surface containers.

10. It is best not to consume essential oils unless instructed to do so by an aromatherapist or physician.