Hey friends! You know we have been using essential oils in our home for years now and I have enjoyed sharing with you some tips on using them with your own families. I wanted to talk to you about peppermint essential oil today. This for us is top 5 oils in our house that we use. My husband even carries his own bottle with him (shh!! Don’t tell I said anything!). It is the one oil my 7 year old tells me to go get when I need one. I use it in my mojito face scrub every night. Trust me this is one to always have on hand!
10 Common Uses For Peppermint Essential Oil:
1. Helps to support the digestive system
Smelling peppermint essential oil will help curb your appetite and make you feel fuller faster.
2. Helps to alleviate nausea
Smelling peppermint essential oil or adding a drop or two to your tea will aid in alleviating motion sickness and nausea.
3. Helps to relive head tension
4. Helps to increase focus and alertness
Diffuse peppermint oil or apply to hands and breath it in to help focus on the task ahead. A favorite of mine when I have a big deadline ahead!
5. Helps deter pests
Add a few drops to some cotton balls and place around the house.
6. Helps support good oral hygiene
Add to mouthwash or even your own homemade recipe to aid in the support of oral hygiene.
7. Helps repel insects
Add to homemade bug repellant for a all natural solution.
8. Used as a air purifier
Diffuse 10-15 drops in your diffuser to help purify your air naturally.
9. In your beverages
Add 1-2 drops to your beverage for a peppermint twist!
10. Help maintain your plants
Spray peppermint oil mixed with water to kill the aphids on your plants.
Hope you loved these 10 tips on using peppermint essential oil in your home and in your day to day activities. It really is the one oil our family loves the most! To learn more about essential oils, check out our FAQs page HERE.
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