Aura Cacia Essential Oil: PEPPERMINT, .5 fl oz.
Mentha x piperita from United States
Description: 100% Pure Essential Oil by Aura Cacia. “Peppermint :Mentha x piperita” – 1/2 fl. oz. from United States. Product Dimensions: approx. 3 x 1 x 1 inches ; approx. 1.8 ounces – jar, lid, and oil. Shipping weight: approx. 7 ounces (with packing).
Aroma: Minty, fresh
Aspects / Astrology / Powers / Folklore: Masculine; Planet: Mercury; Element: Fire; Deity: Pluto; Powers: Purification, sleep, love, healing, psychic powers. Long used in healing and purification spells and magic, it will increase the vibrations and energies of an area its in. If smelled can lure one to sleep, and placed beneath the pillow can offer prophecy of the future within the dreams. Rubbed on furniture or items can cleanse an area of negativity, evil, or ill will. Pliny declared that peppermint excites love and can be added to such mixtures. Folk names: brandy mint, lammint. It has been used by various cultures including the Egyptians, Chinese, Native Americans for its health-promoting properties.
Medicinal/Health: Great digestive, helps the respiratory system and circulation, is an anti-inflammatory and an antiseptic. Great for the treatment of indigestion, flatulence, bad breath, flue, catarrh, varicose veins, headaches, toothaches, migraines, skin irritations, rheumatism, and fatigue. It also propels mice, fleas, and ants.
Cautions: If Pregnant, injured or ill with any medical condition or if taking other medications, consult a doctor or adviser before use. Dilute properly, may irritate skin. This product is not for internal use. Keep out of reach from children.
Ingredients: Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) essential oil.
Suggested Uses: Cooling comfort – 3-4 drops peppermint on a cool cloth across the forehead or over the back of the neck. Pep up: waft open bottle under nose.
To learn more about Patchouli, visit our Peppermint page. (note: page pending, expected publication by May 2014)
Recommended Reading / References:
- Aura Cacia undated Product Labels. Product Labels referenced 2/11/14.
- Cunningham, Scott 1992 Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs. Llewellyn: St. Paul, Minnesota. ISBN: 0-87542-122-9
- Worwood, Valerie Ann 1991 “The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy”. New World Library: San Rafael, California. ISBN: 0-931432-82-0.