Description Usage Supplement Facts Aromatherapy – or the use of essential oils – has been embraced since ancient days for promoting wellness and vitality. Research shows they hold exciting promise for supporting emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Dr. Mercola's Organic Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita) is a fresh-smelling, minty oil, steam distilled from fresh peppermint leaves. It’s revitalizing, invigorating, and cooling. Helps promote mental focus. Some ideas for how to use Organic Peppermint Essential Oil: Topically/Massage: Mix one or more drops into a carrier oil or cream and apply to your skin. Highly concentrated, pure essential oils must be mixed with a carrier, such as Dr. Mercola's Argan Oil or Organic Sunflower Oil, before topical use. You can also add a few drops to shampoo, body wash, or liquid soap. Aromatherapy: Add a few drops to water in a diffuser and enjoy the scent and mood benefits, along with mental focus. Food Grade: This essential oil is food grade. Food grade oils are prepared in clean, food grade facilities and are of the highest quality. A kitchen essential. Add 2 to 3 drops to water for a mouth rinse for oral health. Garden: Add a few drops to a spray bottle of water. Mix well. Spray on your garden for a natural insecticide. Organic Peppermint Essential Oil can be used alone or mixed with Dr. Mercola's other top-quality Essential Oils. Dr. Mercola's 100% pure, Organic Essential Oils contain no synthetic or genetically engineered ingredients, and are from plants grown and harvested using organic agricultural practices, without the use of harsh chemical pesticides and herbicides which are not approved by the National Organic Program. They are suitable for use around pets and children when used according to directions. All of Dr. Mercola's essential oils are extensively researched, and carefully tested to be of the highest grade and quality. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Suggested Use For aromatherapy use. For other uses dilute with an organic carrier oil such as jojoba‚ argan‚ or rose hip seed oil prior to use. Dilute 1-4 drops of essential oil per teaspoon of carrier oil. Essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if signs of irritation occur. If nursing or pregnant, consult your physician prior to use. Safety-sealed for your protection and for product freshness. Do not use if outer seal is missing or broken. Store in cool, dry place. SUPPLEMENT FACTS Ingredients: Peppermint Leaf Oil. Organic oil, steam distilled from fresh leaves.