What is peppermint essential oil good for?
Apr 26,2022 | PHATOIL
Peppermint has a cooling effect, can induce sweating and relieve fever, and can also clear the mind and eyes. In addition to the use of mint leaves in general cooking and beverages, most people also cultivate some small potted mint plants, which are convenient to use and play a certain role in repelling mosquitoes and insects. In addition, peppermint essential oil is also one of the more common essential oils in the home, not only because of its fresh and pleasant smell but also because a bottle of essential oil can be used for many purposes.
The components of peppermint essential oil
Leaves use distillation to efficiently extract impurity-free peppermint leaf essential oil.
If the finely treated essential oil needs to come into contact with the skin, it is recommended to use a base oil to neutralize it so that it will not be too irritating to the skin and be easier to absorb.
Essential oil therapy:
Cool when it's hot and warm when it's cold.
Essential oil for congestion: It is very effective in treating colds. In the early stages of a cold, you can add essential oils to the bathwater to relieve symptoms such as sneezing and a runny nose.
Essential oil for migraine: Relief of tension headaches.
Massage the abdomen clockwise with diluted peppermint essential oil to relieve indigestion and nausea.
It has antispasmodic properties, treats digestive tract disorders such as stomach, liver, and small intestine, relieves stomach pain and flatulence, and effectively improves irritable bowel syndrome.
Refresh your mind and avoid depression caused by illness.
Break the rule of prudence and assist others in achieving balance.
Stimulate the brain to think, clear the distraction.
Note: Peppermint essential oil is relatively irritating. Long-term use of peppermint essential oil should be avoided, and infants and pregnant women should not use it.
Peppermint essential oil can be used for a variety of purposes, including:
Essential oil diffuser: Add suitable peppermint essential oil into your diffuser. When the diffuser operates, the peppermint aroma will spread around your house.
Essential oil bath and body works: Use peppermint essential oil to take a bath, it could refresh your whole body including your mind.
Best essential oil for congestion: Drop 1-2 on tissue, and sniff at the tissue. It’s a workable for stuffy nose and a good way to make your mind clear.
Mopping: Peppermint essential oil diluted with water can be sprayed or mopped at home to repel pests such as mice.
If you want to smell it all the time, you could consider the diffuser necklace or bracelet.
In the car, the wooden diffuser is a good choice, drop the peppermint essential oil on it, and make your car full of the mint aroma.