- Peppermint oil should not be applied to the facial region or near the nose of infant or small children due to risk of spasm and respiratory arrest.
- Avoid undiluted application to open wounds and sensitive skin.
Peppermint is a potent essential oil and reactions range from mildly heating or cooling to burning.
- Caution when using internally for individuals who have Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
- Contraindications via all methods of application: Cardiac fibrillation and G6PD deficiency.