Peppermint essential oil is famous for flavoring candy canes and gum and all those yummy minty-sweet goodies. It's also terrific for a morning wake-up in the shower.
Try using peppermint oil to help relieve migraines and headaches - some days it works for me, some days not. Dilute a drop or two in a tablespoon of carrier oil and massage gently into the back of your neck and your temples (do not get it in your eyes - ow!)
For nausea, opening the bottle and taking a sniff may be all you need to settle your stomach.
For a more portable option, put a few drops on a tissue and carry it with you. This is great for kids who get car sick, as well as for morning sickness and hangovers. You can also put a few drops in a aromatherapy diffuser for stomach flu.
For minty-fresh breath, add one drop of peppermint to a cup of water and use it as a mouthwash.
Peppermint can help relieve the itching pain of shingles. Click here for a good peppermint lotion recipe.
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Peppermint is a perennial, summer-growing flowering herb that grows between one to three feet (30cm to 90cm) high and has pale violet flowers.
The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from fresh or partly dried plants.
Strong, fresh, sharp, clean minty scent.
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Peppermint oil's strong, penetrating top note blends well with:
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Sample just three tingly-cool, uplifting recipes using peppermint essential oil...
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