This homemade lip gloss recipe is just what you need to add some nutrients and moisture!
In Roman mythology, a jealous Persephone crushed the nymph Mentha to dust and Pluto changed her into the peppermint plant.
Latin name: Mentha piperita
*Peppermint is a hybrid of two other plant species; spearmint (Mentha spicata) and watermint (Mentha aquatica)
Peppermint can usually be found in warm, moist climates, near bogs or on the banks of a stream. It is said that it is best that “harvesting should be carried out on a dry, sunny day, in the late morning, when all traces of dew have disappeared”.
A precaution I found at Herbal Picnic:
Do not ingest pure peppermint oil or pure menthol, as both are very toxic & in the case of menthol, can be fatal.
Those who should avoid using peppermint include women with a history of miscarriage & anyone with gallbladder or bile-duct inflammation, obstruction, or a related condition.
Daily use of peppermint can overly relax the peristaltic actions of the colon & because of this is not recommended after dinner.
A minty mouthwash with no added flavorings, so it is not as sweet or strong as commercial mouthwashes.
After being out in the sun, sometimes you need some relief. Try this sun soother spray to relieve the effects of the sun.
Store bought dryer sheets are not for everyone. If you look up causes of skin rashes, dryer sheets will pop up. Detergents and fabric dryer sheets contain chemicals that transfer to our clothes during the washing or drying cycle and can cause a skin rash. They have chemical fragrances and dyes that can irritate the […]
This rub has a refreshing “zing” to it, and it helps with minor aches and pains. A little bit goes a long way. Directions on Use: To use, simply rub a small bit on the spot that has minor pain, or on the temples for a headache.
This luxurious Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe will have your hands and feet feeling silky smooth in no time!