Mint oil has great antiseptic, refreshing, rejuvenating properties; it eliminates bad breath; is a great aromatizing agent and repellent. It is recommended in case of colds, as antipyretic, softening and anti-inflammatory agent in case of laryngitis. It relieves symptoms of sea sickness. The oil relieves inflammation in case of caries, stomatitis.
Monocomponent essential oils: calamus, anise, orange, bergamot, valerian, vanilla, verbena, clove, geranium, grapefruit, spruce, jasmine, ylang-ylang, ginger, hyssop, cedarwood, cypress, coriander, cinnamon, lavender, laurel, frankincense, lime, lemon, marjoram, mandarin, melissa, myrrh, myrtle, juniper, nutmeg, mint, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, silver fir (abies), wormwood, rose, rosemary, rosewood, sandalwood, Siberian pine, pine, thyme, thuya, fennel, tea tree, sage, eucalyptus.
How to use essential oils:
Inhalations: add a blend of essential oils to a bowl. Place a towel over your head and shoulders and place your head over the bowel, inhale slowly and deeply, repeat 2-3 times.
Aromatherapy is the easiest way to use essential oils in your house. Using oil burner your can create pleasant atmosphere in any room. First place some warm water into a bowl and then add a few drops of essential oil thereto.
Rinsing: add essential oil in required dosage to a glass of boiled water. Rinse several times a day.
Compresses: place 200 ml of water previously brought to the required temperature to a bowl, add the required amount of oil. Soak a towel in this mixture and hold the towel to the skin for 5-10 min.
Face masks: place 10 g of the respective base oil into a small container which can be hermetically closed, add the required essential oils, follow prescribed doses carefully. Mix thoroughly – enriched oil is ready for use.
Aromatic baths: water temperature in the bath should be 35 to 38°С. You can previously dissolve required essential oil in 100 ml of milk, or 1 tablespoon of honey, the optimum duration of such procedure is 10-15 min.
In steam bath: add a few drops of essential oil to a bucket of water. Pour it into hot rocks.
Massage: apply 10 drops of base oil or cream to your palm. Add the required amount of essential oil. Rub the mixture between your palms and do the massage.
Mint oil: oil burner: 4-5 drops per 15 sq.m; baths: up to 3 drops; saunas: up to 4 drops per 15 sq.m; massage: 15-20 drops per 100 ml of base oil; warm inhalations: 2 drops, duration of the procedure — 5 minutes.
Mint oil: hypersensitivity to essential oils, pregnancy, children under 6.
Attention! Overdosing can cause skin and mucosa irritation, insomnia, dizziness.
Depending on the type supplied in 5 ml, 10 ml and 20 ml bottles