This easy & VERY EFFECTIVE Do-It-Yourself cooling mist may be made with two simple ingredients: Pure water & genuine Young Living Peppermint essential oil (which contains one ingredient only: Peppermint essential oil).
Peppermint is high in phenolic compounds including menthol (over 50% in a genuine highest quality essential oil), both cooling & invigorating to the skin and the body. Historically, for centuries Peppermint has been used to soothe, freshen, and relieve.
Young Living Peppermint essential oil is approved as a Natural Health Product (NHP) in Canada for use diffused or diluted in carrier oil and applied topically:
- to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
- or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
- or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
- when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
– Fill a 2 ounce spray bottle half-way with distilled or purified water
– Add 10 drops genuine pure Young Living Peppermint essential oil
– Top up with distilled or purified water
NOTE: Distilled water is water that has been boiled and cooled.
(Optional: Adding a few grains of grey sea salt or Himalayan pink salt OR a drop of pure vegetable glycerine may help the pure essential oil to disperse well in the water but are not necessary ingredients. You can give the bottle a gentle shake before each use.)
Mist onto the back of the neck, temples, arms, wrists, or feet. / Cooling to the skin, and useful with sunburn, bug bites, during ‘hot flashes’, headache, and fever (mist on the back of the neck and the spine) to assist in comfort and lowering body temperature).
IMPORTANT: THE INFORMATION WITHIN THIS DOCUMENT WAS OBTAINED FROM REPUTABLE RESOURCES (REFERENCED), LECTURES, AND BIOCHEMISTRY EDUCATION WHICH THE AUTHOR HAS RECEIVED OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PRESCRIBE OR RECOMMEND A PARTICULAR TREATMENT OR PROTOCOL, BUT RATHER, TO EMPOWER THE READER WITH KNOWLEDGE THAT MIGHT HELP THEM TO HELP THEMSELVES TO BETTER HEALTH NATURALLY.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This D.I.Y. recipe includes only 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oil from pioneer & world leader in genuine essential oils – Young Living Essential Oils: To order the finest essential oil of the utmost sourcing, science, and standards, at 24% discount, all the time, CLICK HERE!
References: Essential Oils – Reference Guide For Essential Oils, © 2016, Abundant Health, LLC., Essential Oils Desk Reference, Seventh Edition. © 2016, Life Science Publishing, Young Living Essential Oils http://www.youngliving.com/en_CA.