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PEPPERMINT OIL: BENEFITS & USES

INTRODUCTION

Peppermint essential oil is a multipurpose oil. It is one of the versatile oils in the world along with Lavender oil. This multipurpose oil is used internationally in personal & beauty, home cleaning, cosmetics & health industries.

There are 2 most active components of Peppermint essential oils are:

  • MENTHOL
  • MENTHONE

These components are well known because they can reduce pain, invigorate, and eliminate harmful bacteria.

 

BENEFITS OF PEPPERMINT OIL

There are many applications for which Peppermint oil can be used. Here are some of the uses of Peppermint oil including cosmetics, aromatherapy, personal care & health, and cleaning around the house.

Here are some of the following benefits of Peppermint oil along with its uses:

 

SKIN NOURISHMENT

Peppermint oil has anti-inflammatory properties that close pores and tightens the skin. It can promote a healthy and safe renewal of the skin. It also helps in soothing skin inflammations like dryness, itching, and skin swelling.

HOW TO USE: Mix few drops of Peppermint oil with some skin moisturizer or with any suitable carrier oil to apply on your skin daily to nourish the skin.

Skin-nourishment

 

AROMATHERAPY PURPOSE

Peppermint oil is used in aromatherapy because it helps to stimulate circulation, reduce feelings of nervous tension, and boosts energy. It also promotes the feeling of being satisfied and enhances mental focus.

HOW TO USE: Mix a few drops of Peppermint oil with any suitable carrier oil and you can use it for aromatherapy purposes.

Aromatherapy-purpose

 

HEALTHY HAIR

Peppermint oil can be diluted with some carrier oil like coconut oil because it promotes safe and healthy scalp skin. This oil is added to shampoos and hair oil because it stimulates healthy hair growth and reduces dandruff.

HOW TO USE: Mix few drops of Peppermint oil in a carrier oil like coconut oil, and apply on scalp and massage for healthy hair.

Healthy-hair

 

DEODORIZE & SANITIZE

Peppermint oil is used for deodorizing because it can be used in diffusers and humidifiers because it has a minty and calming scent that deodorizes the air. This oil also works as a cleaning agent to sanitize the house and the environment.

HOW TO USE: Add few drops of peppermint oil to a diffuser to deodorize the air and it can be added to spray bottles to sanitize the home area.

Deodorize-and-Sanitize

 

BODY MASSAGE

Peppermint oil is used in body massage as it helps to relieve muscle tension and flatulence. It helps in the stimulation of blood circulation and reduces feelings of nervous tension. Massage helps to calm the body and boosts energy and positivity.

HOW TO USE: Mix few drops of peppermint oil with some massage oil or with a suitable carrier oil and apply on the body for relaxing massage to calm nerves.

Body-massage

 

HOME CLEANING AGENT

Peppermint oil is also used in home cleaning. It’s a great cleaning agent because of its anti-bacterial properties. It is used in many places in the home like the kitchen, washrooms, floor, etc. This is used as a cleaning agent because it sanitizes the home areas.

HOW TO USE: Add few drops of Peppermint oil in spray bottles to spray in the home corners. This oil can also be used while mopping the floors and in the kitchen too.

Home-cleaning-agent

 

 NATURAL PAIN RELIEVER

Peppermint oil has some pain-relieving properties. It helps in giving relief from body muscle pain. It helps in relieving headaches, nervous tension, and stressed body. This oil can relieve body pain naturally and promotes energy.

HOW TO USE: Mix a few drops of Peppermint oil with some pain relieving balms or massage oils because it works as a pain-relieving oil. 

Natural-pain-reliever

 

TREATS COLD & COUGH

Peppermint oil is used to treat cold & cough. It has traditionally been used to rub on the chest to relieve from congestion because of its cooling properties. This oil calms cold problems, relieves congestion, and also helps to reduce fever.

HOW TO USE: Mix few drops of Peppermint oil with a suitable carrier oil and rub on chest and neck to relieve from cold & cough.

Treats-cold-&-cough

 

MUSCLES PAIN RELIEF

Peppermint oil is used to relieve muscle spasms and flatulence. Because of its cooling and pain-relieving properties, Peppermint oil is used to calm stress nerve cells. This oil is also used to give relief from muscles and joint pain when massaged.

HOW TO USE: Mix few drops of peppermint oil with some suitable carrier oil to apply over tired muscles and joint to get relief from pain.

Muscles-pain-relief

 

INSECT REPELLENT

Peppermint oil is used in cleaning because of its disinfecting properties. It helps in sanitizing and repelling the bugs, insects, and mosquitoes. This oil helps to eliminate harmful bacteria and make home rid of mosquitoes and other insects.

HOW TO USE: Add a few drops of Peppermint oil into a spray bottle to spray at home corners because it helps to get rid of insects and harmful bacteria.

Insect-repellent

 

I hope this blog will give you as much information as you want to know about Peppermint oil. If you have any queries or want to know more about related oils, Kindly share your views in the comment section below.

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