Cramps, nausea, headache, the holy trinity of PMS symptoms!
When headaches rear their ugly...head, Kavana's potent Peppermint Poem delights along the neckline, shoulders and temples, with it's instantly cooling, tingling effect. Take it easy and breathe. This too shall pass.
Skin Types: All skin types. Meadowfoam seed oil protects your skin against cellular damage. Myristic acid contained in the oil is anti-inflammatory and soothes irritated skin. Rice Bran oil is super light and fast absorbing and non-comodogenic.
GLUTEN-FREE | NON-TOXIC I CRUELTY-FREE | VEGAN | NON-NANO | GMO FREE
Handmade in Toronto, Canada from premium, non-toxic ingredients.
Volume: 9ml /.30 fl oz.
Packaged in a frosted glass bottle with a brushed silver cap and gentle roll-on applicator. Roller ball may need a gentle, manual roll to get started in cold temperatures.
Care: Store out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures
Safety: As with use of any essential oils on the skin; If pregnant, nursing please refer to doctor before use.
Please Note: For hygienic reasons, all roll-on Perfume Poems are a non-refundable, final sale.
How to Use
When hormones shift, headaches can strike. At onset of headaches, simply apply Kavana's Peppermint Poem as needed, to temples, hairline, collarbone, back of neck, shoulders and inner wrists, and inhale deeply.
Meadowfoam seed oil (Limnanthes alba): Meadowfoam seed oil is a waxy oil, similar to Jojoba. It is non-comodogenic (doesn't block pores), contains over 98% long chain fatty acids, making it extremely stable and highly resistant to oxidation and heat, though it may solidify a bit in cold conditions.
It's non-greasy texture, helps lock in moisture and prevent trans-epidermal water loss, helping your skin form a barrier to lock in moisture and deliver nutrients deep into your epidermis. It helps bind fragrance and keep it stable, making it excellent for aromatherapy applications, like Perfume Poems.
Contains powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants, including Vitamin C and Vitamin E.
Rice Bran oil (Oryza sativa): Prized by Japanese women for centuries for it's hydrating and brightening benefits, rice bran oil (RBO) is also a skin softening superstar. RBO contains some phytochemicals (plant chemicals) such as tocotrienols, tocopherols, phytosterols, polyphenols, squalene and powerful anti-oxidant gamma oryzanol, that support skin's health.
The high level of Vitamins E and B, omega 9 and a rich array of fatty acids, beta-carotene, CoQ10 and lycopene, help shield the skin from environmental and internal stressors. It is not winterized, meaning, it may get cloudy in cold temperatures. If this happens, simply heat it gently in hot water till cloudiness disappears.
Grapefruit (Citrus paradisii): If you are feeling tired or totally exhausted, sniffing Grapefruit essential oil will help wake you up and promote feelings of vitality. Limonene, the main chemical constituent of Grapefruit oil, produces the uplifting aroma emitted from this citrus scent, and help banish your PMS lethargy
Basil (Ocimum basilicum): Triple blind studies have shown that this herb has helped reduce both the intensity and frequency of migraine attacks. (source) (source). While PMS headaches can also be caused by dehydration, fresh basil has analgesic properties (source) that can help relieve pain, so adding a few leaves of this Italian herb to a cup of boiling water, may also be helpful to those with 'dehydration headaches'.
Peppermint (Mentha piperita): This refreshing, 'cephalic' or wakefulness promoting essential oil, helps to clear the head and is one of the most commonly used essential oils to treat headaches and migraine attacks. It contains cooling menthol along with other active chemical constituents, including mentone, limonene, menthene and phellandrene which, which can help relax muscles and ease pain. (source)
Tension headaches can be common kinds of PMS heacahes, where it feels like a clamp is tightening around your head and your neck Research shows applying diluted peppermint oil, may reduced the intensity of tension-type headaches after 15 minutes (source).
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis): "Rosemary oil has powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties. It’s been used in folk medicine for hundreds of years for stress reduction, pain relief, and improved circulation, which can all help headaches." (source)
Rosemary Oleoresin: Also known as Rosemary Oil Extract or ROE is an oil soluble, natural extract of the leaves of the rosemary plant used to retard rancidity in natural oils. ... As with any antioxidant, to be effective Rosemary Oleoresin must be added to oils when they are fresh, before oxidation has started.Ingredients
Limnanthes alba (Meadowfoam seed oil, Oryza sativa (rice bran) oil, Kavana's signature blend of certified pure, therapeutic grade essential oils of: Citrus paradisii (grapefruit), Ocimum basilicum (basil), Mentha piperita (peppermint), Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) and rosemary oleoresin.