The most popular uses for menthol crystals include deodorizing a room or creating an amazing aromatherapeutic benefit in a steam room or sauna. Just sprinkle a very small amount on your carpet or add to your oil on a burner or warmer. Always start with less than you think you’ll need. It doesn’t take much to infuse an entire room with the soothing scent of menthol.
Many customers report using menthol crystals to sooth sore muscles, help to diffuse tension headaches, or relax tight neck muscles. Enhance the power of menthol by adding eucalyptus oil from EuroSpa.
You can also melt the crystals in warmed mineral oil to use as a bath oil. Or allow the oil to cool and apply as a balm for sore muscles.
When you use menthol crystals, you should start with just 1/4 teaspoon or even a single medium sized crystal, EuroSpa crystals are very concentrated. It is better to use too little than too much.
You can add the crystals to an empty saucepan, then pour boiling water over the crystals. This will create a menthol infused vapor that you can inhale for respiratory relief. Drape a towel around your head to direct the vapors more directly.
Menthol Crystals are colorless, clear crystals that are a natural by-product of steam distilled peppermint essential oil. You will likely associate the cool, refreshing aroma with products that commonly incorporate menthol such as medicated creams, throat lozenges, toothpaste, mouthwash, cosmetics, salves, balms, gum, foot soaks, pain relief liniments and more. Menthol crystals help relieve coughing, congestion, symptoms of the flu, and upper respiratory problems.