Essential oils are the essences of a plant that cause it to smell the way it does, but not all essential oils are equal. Africology chooses to use only the most carefully distilled oils, making sure that their purity is unaffected by additives or dilution. Each essential oil offers unique properties to treat mind, body and spirit in a wide variety of applications.
Perhaps one of the most easily recognised scents, peppermint has a wide variety of uses. It can relieve bloating, colic and flatulence, as well as catarrh and travel sickness. It is an anti-spasmodic, digestive tonic, diaphoretic, bile stimulant, and analgesic.
From time to time our ingredients may change, as we become wiser and able to better what we blend with. For this reason we will always update our web page for accuracy. In the interest of preserving our ecology, we still may use a printed packaging with old ingredient listing, to preserve our waste and landfills.
All Africology formulations are void of harmful ingredients: Parabens, Phenoxyethanol, EDTA & Disodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Isopropyl alcohol SD-40, Propylene Glycol. We are committed to eliminate all PEGs and work towards creating clean formulations that protect DNA and the environment. All our products are also free from microplastics, making them safe to wash into the water system.
Peppermint oil can be burnt in an aromatherapy burner in small amounts to assist with nausea and general ill health. It can be added to smoothies and lemon water to assist with stomach upsets.
Due to its potency, peppermint not be used in any form on children under four.