Menthol Crystals

Menthol Crystals

Mentha arvensis (Peppermint)

Menthol Crystals are derived from Mentha arvensis (Peppermint). Although commonly used as a decongestant, it is widely used in aromatherapy and herbalism for a variety of indications such as the following…..

- Colds: Menthol crystals are great for relieving symptoms associated with colds such as nasal congestion, sore throats, coughs and headaches.

- Skin Ailments: When used in skin preparations it has a cooling sensation on the skin and works to calm irritation, itching and burning. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps eliminates blackheads and whiteheads whilst diminishing the appearance of dark spots and age spots, helping to promote clearer skin.

- Hair: Menthol crystals can help regulate oil production, remove dandruff build up, eliminate or reduce lice or nits, repair damage, remove pollutants and excess sebum. Its anti-inflammatory properties helps reduce irritation. It also stimulates circulation and purifies hair strands to help promote hairs natural luster and encourage the growth of longer, stronger and healthier hair.

- Muscle Aches and Pains: Menthol Crystals cooling sensation makes the product a natural fit for addressing aches and pains associated with headaches, cramps and sprains.

Usage depends on indication, but generally speaking dilutions should be 0.5- 8%

- Decongestant: Put a couple of crystals in steaming hot water and allow a considerable distance between the container and inhaler. The fumes should then be breathed intermittently. Alternatively use an electric diffuser and follow the instructions provided with the diffuser
5g - £2.19