Everything You Need To Know About Peppermint Essential Oil

by Mirdalini Sharma Digital Marketer

Peppermint essential oil has a lot of uses and no wonder that many people also use this as a kind of medicine too. And it certainly does help to freshen your breath! Peppermint oil is also used to soothe nausea and other stomach issues, and it can cool overworked muscles. Luckily, peppermint oil also helps to clear congestion, helps with headaches and tackles symptoms from PMS.

It is very important to note that  peppermint essential oil is considered to be intense and far more concentrated than any other essential oils. The topical application of peppermint oil is generally safe, although it is necessary to dilute it with another essential oil like almond or jojoba oil. The most important thing is that it is never advised to use on young children.

Some benefits of peppermint oil include its ability to treat. They are :-

Indigestion: One of the oldest and most effective herbs that is used for soothing digestion is peppermint oil. Peppermint oil is very helpful in digestion as it has a carminative property of helping the stomach to release gas.


How To Use It :-

Massage a few drops of peppermint oil on your abdomen or you can place a drop on wrists or inhale to soothe motion sickness.

To trigger a sense of fullness inhaling the peppermint oil can also help to curb the appetite.

Colds/Congestion :-

Menthol provides effective relief from many respiratory problems including nasal congestion, asthma, bronchitis and the most common problem that of cold and cough.

Massage 2-3 drops (along with any other essential oil) on your chest or drop into a humidifier to help clear sinus and lung congestion.

If you are feeling like you have a headache or you can't stop coughing, try peppermint essential oil steam. In a bowl of boiling water add a few drops of peppermint essential oil. Now put your head over the bowl covering it with a towel and breathe in the steam.


Headache:  The use of this oil has also been known to effectively lessen tandem symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to noise and sensitivity to light.

On your temples, forehead, above your eyes , and on the back of the neck put a small amount of almond or other essential oil and a drop of peppermint oil, to help soothe headache and pressure. When you apply it then peppermint oil leaves a soothing, cooling sensation that tends to work wonders.


Stress:  Due to its refreshing nature peppermint oil is also able to provide relief from stress, depression and mental exhaustion. It is also very effective if you are feeling anxious and restless.

The combination of peppermint, lavender and geranium essential oils when added to a warm bath is very effective for stress relief and also helps to relieve stiffness while it gets absorbed through the skin.


Energy/Alertness:  To improve mental clarity and to raise energy levels peppermint oil powerfully affects in that case too. If you're trying to cut back on caffeine, this may be a blessing to your mid-afternoon dullness.

To improve concentration and alertness rub a drop of oil under the nose.

To improve concentration and accuracy you can also diffuse peppermint oil in the room.

Apply to the back of the neck and shoulders repeatedly to keep energy levels up during the day.

Inhale before and during a workout to help boost your mood and reduce fatigue.


Sore Muscles:  Because peppermint oil has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties, it not only can relieve pain and inflammation but can also calm the spasms that cause muscle cramps.

When using Olbas oil as massage oil (a combination of essential oils including peppermint), it has the remarkable ability to stimulate circulation at the surface of the skin as it helps to open up the skin pores and to bring a soothing warm feeling to tired muscles and joints. Using it for a spot treatment for a quick effect this oil can also help you with that. 

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About Mirdalini Sharma Freshman   Digital Marketer

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