Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint – Our August Essential Oil

10 ways Peppermint will Pep Up your Day Peppermint Essential Oil is one of the most widely used essential oils – so we must say, if you are missing peppermint from your collection, you are minus one of our most useful oils. A Cool Dude Peppermint has menthol in it. Did you know that we all have special protein (TRPM8 to be more specific) that is activated by menthol and sends a ‘cooling’ message to our brains? It does. That is why peppermint is so cooling. Named after a Greek Nymph Peppermint has been valued since ancient times – it was found in tombs of Egypt dating back to 1000 BC. And it is used in cooking – in cosmetics – and as a medicinal ingredient. (I’m drinking peppermint tea as I write this post.) Peppermint’s scientific name is Mentha piperita. In ancient Greek Mythology, Minthe (also known as Mentha),...

Mint Facial

August Facial of the month: Mint

Our August facial is our mint facial. What could be cooler? A concoction of cucumber, mint, coconut oil and sugar – this month’s facial exfoliates as it brightens … and cools! And in August – we need all the cool we can get. Minty fresh Did you know that the peppermint plant is a hybrid of the water mint and spearmint plants? But when it is rubbed on your skin (or swallowed) the menthol in mint activates the TRPM8 receptor … without getting us all confused, this is a protein in our molecules that transmits the sensation of cold! So it is no wonder that peppermint also helps us stay attentive and aware. Salad for the face Cucumber, a wonderful addition to any summer salad, is a natural toner and astringent for your skin. Due to the presence of manganese and potassium in cucumber, it helps firm and tighten your...

Donate 10 school supplies

August Special – Donate 10 School Supplies & Get $49 Microdermabrasion

A Smooth Start to the School Year In August, when you donate 10 school supplies, you can get a microdermabrasion treatment for only $49 Please Help Us Out! When Dr. Fisher and Chris Fisher heard this story out of Oklahoma about a teacher who resorted to panhandling to raise money for classroom supplies they felt like they wanted to help in some way. (This teacher raised $25,000 and is going to start a foundation to buy school supplies for teacher!) IL Teachers Illinois teachers are put in the same position – many must use their own funds (out of teachers’ salaries, nonetheless) to pay for supplies for their classroom. For art projects. For learning aids. Sometimes to pay for school supplies for kids whose parents can’t afford to purchase them. Families Need Our Help Too In addition to teachers, there are also a lot of families feeling the pinch when...

Free Microdermabrasion for Veterans and active military.

We salute your service to our country!

Free Microdermobrasion to all Active and Veteran Military Personnel from July 5 to 15! If you are - or were - in the military – or know someone who is – this special is our way of saying thank you for your service. In honor of the Fourth of July, Innovative Medical Therapies is offering a free microdermabrasion to all active duty and veteran military personnel. From July 5 through July 15, come in to Innovative Medical Therapies now for this special treatment. To qualify, just bring your Military Identification Card. Microdermabrasion is used to decrease the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age/sun spots. It improves acne and acne-related scarring, repairs sun-damaged skin, and improves the appearance of uneven skin tone. Microdermabrasion can even reduce pore size and leaves you with silky-smooth skin. Our unique procedure uses specially formulated baking soda crystals that are propelled at a high speed...

Basil Essential Oil - our July Special

Basil – Our July Essential Oil

Basil Essential Oil is relaxing, cooling, and healthy – we could all use more of that in the heat of summer. One of our favorite cooking herbs, Basil Essential Oil is known for its warm, spicy yet herbal aroma. As a spice, it is wonderful in pasta. But applied to the temples or back of the neck, it reduces anxiety and calms. It is said to be the oil of “renewal.” That’s why we selected it to be our July Essential Oil of the month. Cooling Agent As the summer heats up, who doesn’t need a secret cool-aid. Basil essential oil is just that. Combine it with Wintergreen and a carrier oil for a cooling massage. Or just use on the spots that heat up. Stressing? Who us? Who in your family stresses easily? Is it your son on the first day of summer camp? Or your husband when work...


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