Peppermint Oil (Anti Nasal Congestion)
Peppermint is known as a medicine in most valid pharmacies. Peppermint is used to improve the symptoms of the upper respiratory tract, inflammation of the oral and throat mucosa, headache and muscle aches. in a clinical study, when a peppermint oil and alcohol preparation was applied to the forehead and temples of 32 volunteers and compared to other preparations, there was a reported improvement of headache symptoms with this combination compared to other solutions. Also the expectorant action of peppermint oil can help clear symptoms of upper respiratory congestion that may stem from allergies, asthma, cold, flu, bronchitis, and etc. as well as it can make the breath easier during the cold. When Menthol (Peppermint active ingredients) is applied to the skin, simultaneously the nerves stimulate the sense of cold sensation and suppress the nerves to understand the sense of pain at the same time. The German Commission ٍE has confirmed the topical use of peppermint mint to relieve myalgia and neuralgia. The researchers also concluded that in the treatment of tension headaches, Mint is an acceptable and cost-effective alternative to oral hygiene. In one study, the use of Peppermint with placebo was compared; according to the survey of patients and measurements of temporal muscle activity, topical application of peppermint on the forehead and temporal regions caused a significant reduction in muscle tension. Additionally, the sensitivity to pain was reduced.
When winter season starts everyone is worried about catching a cold, and they observe more than ever to prevent a cold. But most of the time, even with the full observance, people catch a cold and look for ways to treat their cold and take various medications. But there are also other times and seasons that some people catch cold.
On average adults catch cold 2-3 times a year and children catch cold 6-10 times a year. A child ‘s nose is a more suitable source for a cold virus.
A cold usually starts with fatigue, feelings of cold, sneezing and headaches, and with symptoms like coughing, sore throat, runny nose and fever, and some symptoms may last for 3 weeks.
Studies show those who sleep less than seven hours at night are three times more likely to get a cold.
A cold is a disease caused by a viral infection that involves the nose, throat, sinuses. Symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, runny or a sore throat, coughing, sound violence, and mild systemic symptoms like fever, chills, headaches, and overall lack of good feeling. It usually lasts a week; it takes only two to three weeks, and the extreme cases take two to three weeks.
There are more than one hundred kinds of cold viruses, which Rhinoviruses are the most important, and these are the reason for about 50 percent of the colds. The virus enters the nose in different ways.
The use of incense has many benefits, removing nasal congestion, wetting the nasal passages, and improving dry coughs, as well as facilitating the removal of mucus.
The virus can transfer from the environment and the infected tools or by touching a caught cold person. The virus then extends through hands in contact with the nose or eye.
Peppermint as an Anti-Nasal Congestion
To treat ordinary colds you can use Peppermint, cough, throat and mouth inflammations, sinus and respiratory infections. Some people have smelled a Peppermint, to remove the cold symptoms.
Peppermint contains an ingredient which calls Menthol. This is an anti-cough ingredient, has antiviral properties and prevents the spread of the cold and flu virus.
Since Peppermint has a cooling effect, it is a very excellent natural remedy to lower the fever, especially in children.
Peppermint oil has strong anti-viral properties that can struggle with influenza agents, infections, sinusitis.
* Anti-nasal congestion
* Anti Migraine and headache
* Local analgesic
* Gastrointestinal antispasmodic
Dosage form and packaging
Oil 30 ml
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) oily extract in base of Sesame oil
* For anti nasal congestion: Rub 1 ml in both sides of children or newborns pillow.
* For treatment of cold or allergy in adults: rub 0.5 ml of it inside nostrils by finger.
* For local analgesic: pour 1.5 ml of it in area and massage with hand.
* For Gastrointestinal antispasmodic: Take 3-5 drops in a glass of water, tea or juice 3 times a day.
* Do not use if diagnosis with bileduct blockagesnor inflammation and stone and/or suffering from liver diseases.
* Its safety in pregnancy, nursing mothers, and in children under 12 years old has not been established. Therefore it is not recommended for these groups.
* Do not use on open Wound or Cut and around eyes.
* Do not use more than recommended amount. It may cause stomachache, nausea and vomiting. Extreme side effects are dizziness, arrhythmia, and Shortness of breath. In the case of experiencing such side effects seek medical attention.
* Oral use may cause stomach ache in sensitive people.
* Local use may cause skin irritation and redness. The reaction eliminates with washing. In the case of severe allergy reaction stop the use and seek medical attention.
* After usages wash your hands thoroughly with Water.
* In case of frizzing, keep in room temperature to defrost.
* Store at room temperature (15-30ºC).
* Protect from direct light and heat.
* Keep out of the reach of children.