Now Foods, Essential Oils, Peppermint, 16 fl oz (473 ml)
By Now Foods29 Reviews
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2.52 lbs (1.14 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-07591
- UPC Code: 733739075918
- Package Quantity: 16 fl oz (473 ml)
- Dimensions: 2.9 x 2.9 x 6.6 in, 1.5 lbs (0.68 kg)
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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.
iHerb Customer Reviews
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!