Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint has a penetrating grassy, mint scent that’s mentally stimulating and energy boosting. it helps increase focus, mental clarity, memory, alertness, and concentration while soothing nervous stress. one of the best essential oils for your first aid kit, peppermint is believed to help relieve headache symptoms and provide relief from nasal and respiratory congestion caused by allergies or the common cold.
Widely known as a digestive aid, peppermint can be used to alleviate common digestive complaints like bloating, cramping, nausea, motion sickness, and upset stomach. it nourishes dry skin and be used in hair care to relieve scalp irritation and dryness, stimulate hair growth, and give hair a shiny, fresh look. peppermint is also known to deter mice, ants, and spiders. peppermint blends well with rosemary, lavender, marjoram, lemon, eucalyptus, and other mints
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Benefits and uses
The deliciously green Mentha x piperita leaves create a strong, herbaceous, minty essential oil that is such a perfect choice when formulating for a healthy digestive system and to help ease nausea. This essential oil is also respected for its many therapeutic properties and is helpful when looking to reduce unwanted bacteria and viruses as well as reduce pain and inflammation. It is also a popular choice for clearing the respiratory system and can even help with allergy relief.
Emotionally and energetically, peppermint essential oil awakens and refreshes the senses, often helping to promote self-confidence and stimulate new ideas and creativity. It is great for encouraging focus and sharpening the mind.