Now Foods, Essential Oils, Peppermint, 16 fl oz (473 ml)
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- 100% Pure
- Mentha Piperita
- Purity Tested/Quality Assured.
Aroma: Fresh, strong mint.
Benefits: Revitalizing, invigorating, cooling.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from parts (leaves).
Energizing Blend: Add 1 drop each of peppermint oil and rosemary oil along with 2 drops of cinnamon oil to a diffuser and enjoy.
For aromatherapy use. For all other uses, carefully dilute with a carrier oil such as jojoba, grapeseed, olive, or almond oil prior to use. Please consult an essential oil book or other professional reference source for suggested dilution ratios.
100% pure peppermint oil.
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with skin or eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using.
Not only is this a great ingredient for homemade health and beauty products but it is a great natural pesticide to use against yellowjackets and other wasps that won't harm the environment. A friend who said they bought a product from Orchard Supply tipped me off to making my own version as the active ingredient was peppermint oil. Just mix a little with a cheap carrier oil and use a squirt gun or other sprayer to spray the insect. It acts as a neurotoxin to them for some reason. Mixing it with dish soap and water really works great as soap kills them too. Using a supersoaker and this mix I've destroyed 2 yellowjacket nests and 1 hornet nest without getting stung. I will always keep it around from now on.
I use this for controlling ants since I have cats and don't want to use anything potentially toxic. Thsi oil works great - the ants will not cross it. I also use it outside to keep the ants, slugs and snails off the food I put out for some neighborhood strays. I even have one cat that loves to roll in it, then it diffuses through the house with him... a veritable catcane!
Posted by 4836150751657908512 on Oct 13, 2016
I used it to repel ants and it really works!
Keeps Insects Away
Posted by Reviewer2591812 on Jan 06, 2016
Bugs hate the smell of this stuff. I highly recommend this product.
Posted by 5282455308753031056 on Apr 08, 2015
great for adding to cleaning products
Posted by 4704916010842636465 on Dec 22, 2014
I use the now brand peppermint in almost all of my homemade household cleaners. It really makes the chore of cleaning something special.
Adelaide , Australia.
Posted by curiousrobyn on Oct 12, 2013
This oil is DIVINE! Dilute a few drop in water in a spray bottle to use for just about any cleaning purpose, Kitchen benches/ walls/ cleaning the bathroom,a few squirts in the laundry wash for freshness and stains/ floor cleaning with microfiber mop/ the dishwasher, plus can use for cooking/ air diffusers. I mixed it with salt to sprinkle around skirting boards to deter ants( a big problem for us) and in the pantry to deter insects. We will be making candy canes for Christmas this year as a home made gift. I'm highly impressed with the quality and price. Will definitely be purchasing more plus other products from this brand name.