Sencial Peppermint Oil
What is Essential Oil?
Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. These oils come from the most aromatic part of a plant. For example, the lemon rind produces lemon oil but rose oil is derived from its petals. Essential oils can treat several skin conditions. You can also use essential oils as natural fragrances or for general wellbeing. Since these are volatile and concentrated, experts recommend using one to two drops only.
How to Use Essential Oils?
Essential oils are multipurpose. You can use it to relax, for medicinal and therapeutic purposes or as a fragrance. Essential oils can improve sleep, reduce pain such as headaches, common cold and treat skin concerns.
Diffusion of essential oils
Essential oils need a diffuser, carrier oil, or dry materials like fabric or cotton balls for application. You can use essential oils as an air freshener by investing in a ceramic or electric diffuser.
Inhaling steam of essential oils.
Inhalation is one of the easiest methods to use essential oils. Combine a few drops of essential oil in a bowl of hot water. Cover your head and the bowl with a towel and inhale. (Remember to be mindful of pregnant or lactating women, children, pets and people with allergies when practicing this method.
Massage, hair care and bath
For skin and hair application, mix the essential oil with a carrier oil. Your shampoo and body wash can also be carriers for essential oils. Add a few drops to the body wash, conditioner or shampoo before taking a shower. Rub diluted essential oil or massage on the areas of concern on your body for relief. You can also use it as a fragrance by using the dry evaporation method. Add a few drops of essential oil on a cotton pad or a fabric and place them in your closet, pillowcase or near car vents to perfume the air.
Process of Making essential Oils
Though various methods used to make essential oils, traditional steam distillation process is best to get quality and highly therapeutic oils. We are lucky to have our own distillation unit at renowned place Puri, where we manufacture different oils under supervision of Aroma Mission and qualified technical expertise. Due to the traditional deg-bhapka method which is also called or known as steam distillation, our oils are edible, highly therapeutic and one of a unique kind in the market. However we advise our consumers not to use oils without proper guidance from experts.
Peppermint Oil uses and benefits
For Acne, skin care, hair care and nail care
-Naturally cleanse the skin with cooling effect soothes irritation and inflammation due to Acne.
-Antimicrobial properties may help reducing acne causing bacteria on the skin.
-Great for your dry and itching scalp.
-Reduces dandruff due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
-Strengthen hair roots hence helps in controlling loss of hair.
-Promotes hair growth by stimulating hair follicles and increasing blood circulation to scalp area.
-You can prepare a nail or cuticle oil taking small proportion of oil along with other oils.
Very much helpful with headaches. Active ingredients menthol provides a relief from headache by acting on central and peripheral nervous system. Desensitizes pain fibers hence decrease the pain sensation and its cooling effect provides a relief from pain.
Process to get relief from headache.
• Inhale peppermint oil directly from the bottle or place a few drops on a tissue and breathe deeply into the tissue.
• Run a hot bath and place a few drops in the bath water.
• Place a few drops onto a cold compress and apply it to your forehead.
• Dilute the peppermint oil in a carrier oil, like coconut oil, and massage it into the temples or forehead.
L-menthol in peppermint oil blocks calcium channels in smooth muscles hence produce antispasmodic effects. Possesses antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immunomodulating and anesthetic activities thus effective in IBS. Also found helpful in acid-reflux. Non toxic cleaning agent in home to take care of household cleaning, to repel mosquitoes and other insects. Also gives a soothing effect in case of mosquito bites. Hence can be used as a home detox agent in regular basis without side effects.
The most important point is to buy authentic and pure essential oils. To test whether oils have been diluted with vegetable oil, place a couple of drops on a piece of paper. If they leave an oily ring, they likely contain vegetable oil. Before using an oil, try a small amount on your skin and watch for a reaction such as a rash or irritation. If oils suits without any irritation or rashes means you can use the oil happily.