30 Ways to Use Peppermint

1. Add a drop of peppermint essential oil to herbal tea to help aid normal digestion. 2. Massage several drops of peppermint essential oil on the abdomen, place a drop on wrists, or inhale to soothe the minor stomach discomfort associated with travel. 3. Rub one drop of peppermint essential oil on the temples, forehead, over the sinuses (careful to avoid contact with your eyes), and on the back of the neck to relieve head pressure. 4. Place 2 drops of peppermint essential oil on the tongue and rub another drop of oil under the nose to help improve concentration and alertness. 5. Apply peppermint essential oil to the back of the neck and shoulders throughout the day to keep energy up. 6. Inhale peppermint essential oil, apply topically to your temples or neck, or put a drop on your tongue or in water to jump-start your morning routine. 7. Diffuse or inhale peppermint essential oil mid-morning to curb the desire to snack. 8. Inhale peppermint essential oil or rub a drop on to your abdomen to soothe minor stomach discomfort from indigestion. 9. Inhale peppermint oil to help clear the sinus. 10. You can mix a 15-ml bottle of peppermint essential oil into a 5-gallon can of paint to dispel the fumes. 11. Use it as a natural way to soothe muscles* 12. Use it in place of peppermint extract in your cooking and baked goods. 13. Peppermint can lift the moods and help fight depression. 14. Sniff peppermint oil and place on wrists to help stop vomiting. 15. Add delicious flavor to water! 16. Inhaling peppermint may increase mental accuracy by up to 28%.

17. Use peppermint in water to relive heartburn. 18. Dilute peppermint with plain oil and apply to hemorrhoids to relive the pain and burning. 19. Use peppermint to correct irregular menstruation. 20. Use peppermint to cool the body when experiencing hot flashes. 21. Peppermint is an analgesic (topical pain reliever) for bumps and bruises. 22. Peppermint can soothe spastic colon as in IBS and diarrhea. 23. Use it to clear your head of daydreams and confusion…May even be helpful for someone in a coma. 24. Use 1-2 drops in your bath water to combat chronic fatigue. 25. Apply peppermint to wrists and forearms for carpal tunnel syndrome. 26. Peppermint oil may help strengthen the heart muscle. 27. Diffuse or apply peppermint oil topically to someone who has had a brain injury. 28. Peppermint is an antiviral and anti-inflammatory. 29. Peppermint is WONDERFUL for jet lag! 30. Inhale peppermint oil placed in the palm of your hands to soothe and clear vocal chords before singing or speaking.

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