Why is Young Living Peppermint Essential Oil so popular? Let’s count the ways…*
Diffuse to improve concentration, memory and mental accuracy. Peppermint also affects the brain’s appetite control center to reduce hunger sensations.
Rodents/Ants/Cockroaches – To deter, place 2 drop of peppermint oil on a cotton ball and place along the path or point of entry for these pests.
Flavoring/Preservative – Add Peppermint Vitality essential oil to food as a flavoring and preservative.
Travel Weariness – Rub 4 drops Peppermint oil on the chest and stomach to relieve travel and motion sickness
Normal Digestion – Rub 4 – 6 drops of Peppermint oil in the palm and rub over the stomach and around the navel for relief. You can also add it to water and drink.
Bumps and bruises – Rub on immediately after an “oops,” but not on an open wound.
Body Temperature – Revive yourself, and keep a normal body temperature with the cooling power of Peppermint applied topically. A drop or two in a cool, moist washcloth is very soothing!
Itching – Apply a drop where you have an itch.
The compounds in Peppermint will combat the compounds in Poison Ivy/Poison Oak toxins.
Working Out – Inhale Peppermint oil before and during a workout to boost your mood and reduce fatigue.
Hiccups – Apply a drop of Peppermint oil on the tongue and rub another under the nose.
Concentration/Recall – Diffuse Peppermint oil in the room while studying to improve concentration and accuracy. Inhale Peppermint oil while taking a test to improve recall.
A drop of Peppermint Vitality on the tongue or inhaled, will keep sinus tissues normal.
Paint Fumes – Mix a 15 mL bottle of Peppermint oil into a 5 gallon can of paint to dispel fumes and increase the frequency of the room.
Tea or Coffee Substitute – Place a drop of Peppermint Vitality oil in hot water and enjoy in place of coffee or tea.
Aphids/Garden Bugs – Add 4 – 5 drops of Peppermint oil to 4 oz. of water and spray plants to kill aphids.
Summer Cooler – Drink a drop of peppermint oil mixed in a glass of water to cool off on a hot day.
Rub on wrist joints after a day at the computer.
Freshen breath with a drop of Peppermint oil on the tongue, or make a spray with water and keep it in your purse.
Curb appetite and lessen the impulse to overeat by diffusing Peppermint oil or cupping in your hands and inhaling.
Ticks – Remove a tick by applying a drop of Peppermint oil on a cotton swab and swabbing the tick. Wait for it to withdraw its head from the skin, and remove it.
Soothe tired feet by mixing Peppermint oil with ½ cup Epsom salts and add to a footbath. Then soak and enjoy!
- Where suggestions call for ingestion, please use Young Living ™ Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil.
- These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and are not meant to diagnose, treat, or prescribe anything. Make sure you talk to a health professional if you have health questions.