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The analgesic action of menthol is well recognized. Cold effect followed by a heat effect. Applied daily as a hydrosol, it tightens dilated pores, purifies the skin, soothes pimples and stimulates blood circulation. The complexion is more radiant and clearer, day after day. Latin name: Mentha piperita Family: Lamiaceae Part of the plant used: leaves Appearance: Greenish Packaging: Canada For well-being and health Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, tonic Indications Relieve muscle and joint pain , spasms, insect bites Cosmetics Cream, massage oil, hydrosol, lotion, mask, ointment, soaps, liquid or solid shampoos Its use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in 'oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the quantity of peppermint leaves you want in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children and not recommended for children under 4 years old Respect the recommended dosages For external use only May aggravate gastric reflux or the symptoms of a hiatal hernia due to its volatile oils Limit use in people with epilepsy to prevent seizures Use in moderation as may stimulate and disrupt sleep I recommend that you consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication.

Peppermint | Organic

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