What Can Peppermint Oil Do For You?

Perk up by sniffing Peppermint Essential Oil. It’s that simple.

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Peppermint! One of the most widely used herbs that nature has given us! It does much more than freshen your breath…use it to relieve headaches, tummy aches, gas, indigestion, to clear congestion, cool sore muscles & more!!

The entire plant contains menthol, an organic compound with local anesthetic properties which provides a wonderful cooling sensation while it naturally alleviates discomfort. It also has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, insecticidal, antispasmodic and carminative properties.

Raise your energy level!

Breathe easy! Drop some into a humidifier to help clear congestion.

Put a drop into your coffee every morning; it’s peppermint mocha! The smell of the peppermint oil vapors coming out of the cup will wakes you up and give you energy!

Banish headaches! Rub one drop of peppermint essential oil on the temples, forehead and on the back of the neck to relieve head pressure and headaches.

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In your oil burner, put a little warm water on top of the ‘hot plate’ and then add a few drops of essential oil to the burners that use a candle or to an electric burner.  Sitting near a burner or vaporizer can be a useful way to benefit from the properties of the oil.

Peppermint oil contains numerous minerals and nutrients including manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, folate, potassium, and copper. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

Mix Peppermint oil in a foot bath to relieve sore feet.  Goodbye tired feet! 

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Put a few drops in the bottom of your trashcan. Freshen that area up!

Peppermint oil, due to its antiseptic properties, is useful for dental care. It removes bad breath and helps teeth and gums deal with germs.

An excellent way to treat coughs, colds and sore throats!  Put very hot water into a bow and add three to four drops of essential oil.  Then lean over the bowl, place a large towel over your head and bowl to create  a tent to contain the steam, and inhale the vapors.  Steam inhalations can be overpowering, so use with caution.

Diffuse Peppermint oil in the room while studying to improve concentration and accuracy.  Get your study on!

Peppermint oil is very helpful with indigestion, due to its digestive properties. It is carminative (helps remove gas!). It also helps during motion sickness and upset stomach.

To deter unwanted visitors, like ants, place two drops of Peppermint oil on a cotton ball and create a barrier around the inside of your room that they like to visit! See ya later!

An aid in gardening! Add 4-5 drops of Peppermint oil to 4 oz. of water and spray plants to kill aphids. Essential oils play several roles in the garden. They can be natural pest detterrents and as pests carry disease in the form of bacteria and viruses; the oils are a form of preventive medicine for your garden.  Garden happy!

It is cooling in nature and therefore helps reduce fever.

Candles made with essential oils! Dual benefits of scent and healing effects!  Come & see our Candles Made With Pepermint Essential Oil!

Peppermint Oil is used in hair care with Rosemary and Tea Tree Essential Oils because of its cooling effect on the head, and can help remove dandruff and lice.

Shake the blues!  Peppermint provides relief from stress, depression and mental exhaustion due to its refreshing, uplifting nature. It is also effective against anxiety and restlessness.

Mix with a carrier oil to apply topically. Keep essential oils away and out of reach of children. If applying an essential oil to your skin, always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier oil).  With possibilities comes responsibility.  Always follow the suggested amount, but always remember that less is more.

Come visit us at Mind Body Soul Essentials!  Learn about Essential Oils and all that they have to offer!

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