Peppermint - The Oily Story
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Peppermint is a must-have in my first-aid kit for our family.

Peppermint

Must-know Fun Facts about Peppermint essential oil:

 

  • Peppermint essential oil is a stress reducer. Make sure you’ve got lots for that morning commute.
  • Powerful reliever of digestive discomfort.
  • Improve your concentration and feel renewed.
  • Muscle and joint pain relief when used topically.
  • Effective at giving you a cooling feeling because one of it’s key components – menthol – activates the same receptors on nerve endings that detect cold.
  • It takes one pound of peppermint plant material to make a 15ml bottle.

 

How to use Peppermint Essential Oil as a part of your every day wellness:

 

  1. Invigorating Lip Balm: This blend helps your lips feel silky smooth, plump, and fresh.
  2. Or, add 1-2 drops Peppermint essential oil to a new tube of Savvy Mineral lipĀ gloss, mix well and apply to lips.
  3. A few drops on cotton balls in areas affected with household pests will keep them away.
  4. DiffusePeppermint essential oil for relief of colds and coughs.
  5. Muscle and joint relief cream: Make this blend for pain relief.
  6. Helps relieve the symptoms of; muscle and joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains.
  7. How to balance your dreams and your life: Peppermint is an uplifting oil that can help you focus on what’s important.
  8. Sore Tummy Be Gone: great for digestive discomfort.

 

Caution: Peppermint is considered a hot oil. If you feel a warming sensation when used on your skin, apply a carrier oil to your skin. Refer to our Essential Oils Safety section.