Dr. Tennant’s® Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita) possesses antifungal, anti-inflammatory as well as analgesic properties. It has been used to help in easing pain, digestion & circulatory functions. May also assist in acne, regaining appetite, breath (halitosis), digestion (including colic, colitis, flatulence, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, morning sickness, motion sickness, nausea, poisoning), fatigue, headaches, circulation, hemorrhoids, hives, infection, insect bites, joints, mentally focusing (energizing and uplifting), menstrual cramps (and irregularity), migraines, muscles (cramps, spasms), nerve pain, pain, rash, respiratory support, scabies shock, sprains, swelling, taste (may help restore), tension (muscles, headaches), throat infection, toothaches, tuberculosis, and veins.
How to apply: (T) Topical: dilute the oil with a carrier oil (e.g. coconut oil and almond oil are common carriers) or lotion and apply to concerned area. Follow recommended maximum topical use level to avoid skin irritation. (D) Diffusion: can be used in a diffuser and inhaled. (I) Internal: suitable for internal use with proper guidance from health care or medical practitioner. NOTE: Avoid contact with eyes and other sensitive areas. For internal use: peppermint oil could increase heart palpitations and stimulate the liver. If you have heart or liver problems, please consult a physician prior to use. The maximum topical use is 5.4%. This can be applied topically as desired for pain, but avoid tender tissues (e.g. such as a gash or a tear). Good for aching joints and sore muscles.
Safety Warning: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your physician before use. Avoid using on infants or very young children. Essential oils, by their concentrated nature, may sometimes cause sensitivity if used in their undiluted form.
Contraindications for medical/health conditions: Oral Incompatibility: High Blood Pressure medication; Cardiac Fibrillation (topical and oral), Cigarette Smoking (inhalation risk), G6PD Deficiency, possibly contraindicated with Antibiotics
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