8 Best Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil
Updated: Sep 21, 2020
Peppermint essential oil is very versatile with many benefits including support for the occasional digestive discomfort, a breath freshener and for respiratory support.
But did you know about these other 8 amazing uses?
1) Soothing Hot & Tired Feet
Add 1-2 drops to 4 oz of water, and spritz onto overworked feet, or place 1-2 drops on a cold compress to cool down.
2) Joint Support
Soothe occasional soreness by adding 3 drops into 10ml of carrier oil and applying topically to relevant area.
3) Staying Alert on Road Trips
Add a drop to cotton wool balls, or a handkerchief and place around your vehicle vents to keep you perked up on long drives.
4) Delightful Dessert Twist
Add peppermint to your favourites desserts for a delicious and refreshing twist (works great with chocolate flavours).
5) Paperwork, Paperwork, Paperwork
Diffuse nearby when you have a mound of paperwork to get through, or need to be clear minded to get a task completed by its deadline.
6) Occasional Head Tension Pain
Peppermint is a powerhouse for relieving head tension pain. Just apply a drop to your forehead or temples to feel relief fast.
7) Morning Pick Me Up
Are you like me and struggle to get out of bed in the mornings? Here's my tip. Keep a bottle of peppermint oil next to your bed. Simply take of the cap and inhale the aroma deeply. The cooling and invigorating sensation will help you start your day with a positive mood.
8) Scalp Health
Add a drop to your shampoo to awaken your senses and to stimulate the scalp. You will love that cooling and tingling sensation, especially after a work out or on a hot summer's day.