Mint essential oil is made of peppermint (Mentha piperita L.), widely spread in the USA, Western and Eastern Europe and Morocco, using the steam distillation method. Mint essential oil can also be made from other types of mint — Mentha arvensis L., Mentha pulegium L., Mentha longifolia L., etc. Essential oils usually have similar qualities, but a different ratio of the major active substances — menthol and menton.
„MĖTA“ mint essential oil is a plant odor obtained by the steam distillation of 100% Mentha piperita L mint flowering tops, stems and leaves.
Mint oil has a fresh, strong aroma and a sweet hue. The essential scent of mint oil is classified as a medium perfume notes – the intensity of the scent remains for 2-3 days.
The origin of “MĖTA” Mint essential oil is India.
Mint essential oil cools, refreshes, warms and stimulates. Mint essential oil has a specific odor and effect due to the menthol contained in the essential oil. It is menthol that gives mint oil a cooling, stimulating, warming and refreshing effect. The reason for this paradox is the activation of blood circulation in response to the cooling effect of menthol by applying essential oil to the skin. Mint oil adds a stimulating note to many massage and bath oil blends, but it is recommended to use only one or two drops, otherwise the odor will suppress all other oils used.
Mint oil is suitable for a transition period when one stage of life ends and a new one begins, such as changing school or adapting to a new lifestyle. The use of mint oil will help break away from the past and strengthen the determination and courage to take the next step.
Mint essential oil gives a cleansing, protective or strengthening effect to the oral cosmetics – tooth powder and toothpaste, mouthwashes – and a feeling of freshness and freshness. Inhibits the specific odor and taste of cosmetic ingredients (e.g., chalk taste).
Perfect for use with:
Bergamot and other citrus fruits, Juniper, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Pine, Rosemary essential oils.
Methods and amounts of use:
Toothpowder: add 10-15 drops of essential oil into 50 g of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) and 50 g of chalk (CaCO3).
Aromatic bath: essential oils are insoluble in water, thus dissolve 10-30 drops of essential oil mix in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Cream or lotion: put 10-15 drops of the essential oil mix into 1 spoon of unfragranced cream or lotion.
Hand cream or lotion: one-time use: 3 drops of the essential oil in 1 teaspoon of fatty oil.
After-shave lotion: 40 drops of essential oil mix into 120 ml of apple vinegar or vodka and 80 ml of distilled water.
Massage: 10-15 drops of essential oil mix into 2 tablespoons of plant oil.
Sauna: 15 drops of essential oil mix into 10 l of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath: 2-3 drops into 1 l hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Mint essential oil includes natural components: limonene, linalool.
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