Peppermint Essential Oil
Menthol, a type of alcohol that can produce a cooling sensation, create an uplifting mood, alleviate hot and pain effects, and even relieve headaches pains. This substance is the major component of peppermint.
The Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil:
Peppermint Essential Oil is widely use for its cooling effect. However, it is also known to be good for its anti-nausea benefits and soothing effects on the gastric lining and colon.
When Should You Use Peppermint Essential Oil?
If you have bad breath:
Toothpaste alone couldn't clear bad breath. However, it wouldn't be impossible if you mix one small drop of peppermint oil into your toothpaste. You'll feel the difference.
If you have sunburn:
Apply a mixture of 2 drops of peppermint oil and half tablespoon of coconut oil onto the sunburnt area and it'll ease the pain of it.
When you're having a migraine, headache, or body pain:
If you're experiencing any pain, including joint pain, body pain, or even headache, this would be your best choice. Mix peppermint essential oil with coconut oil, and apply them on appropriate areas to reduce the pain.
If you're looking for a anti-bug solution:
Mix 3 drops of peppermint essential with 30 mL of grape seed oil, you could create a natural anti bug spray. Use them in every corner, not only you could see the reduction of bug invasion, you could also enjoy the fresh aroma around it.
When you need to increase your productivity:
Working with high productivity is the key of bringing your career up to the next level. Diffuse 5 drops of peppermint essential oil throughout your workspace daily to increase your work productivity and efficiency.
Example of Peppermint Essential Oil Usages:
- If you have nausea feeling, directly inhale the peppermint essential from the bottle to reduce that bad feeling.