Peppermint Essential Oil & How it can be used
Thursday June 16, 2022
Man has always used plants for their healing properties, and it is no surprise that Peppermint has been an integral part of herbal medicine for thousands of years. Today, Peppermint is a powerful additive for pharmaceutical and dental products. It is widely used in the cosmetic, perfume, and food industries, as well.
With the mainstream acceptance of essential oils, now more than ever before, it is important to avoid essential oils that are impure or of inferior quality. Impurities or alterations of any kind will disrupt the delicate nature of the oil and diminish its brilliant qualities.
Medicinally, Peppermint creates potent outcomes. There are more than 30 different compounds in pure Peppermint oil, each in varying amounts, creating a synergistic masterpiece of biological activity.
Peppermint is used in the treatment of nasal congestion and sinusitis.
Peppermint is known for benefits for improved digestion and anti-inflammatory activity in the intestinal tract. The power of peppermint happens in small amounts. We know that 1 drop of Peppermint is as strong as 28 cups of Peppermint Tea. So one drop of CPTG Peppermint essential oil can be used for its analgesic effects and even for soothing headaches.
Peppermint is often used to improve mental alertness and acuity. Pure therapeutic-grade Peppermint oil is timeless in its uses and has many yet to be discovered benefits.
Apply Peppermint to the back of the neck to help relieve stress and tension. It can be applied to the temples to relieve headache. When applied to the bottom of the feet, Peppermint creates a cooling sensation and may help to reduce fever.
Its aroma is uplifting and invigorating and when used topically can be soothing to tired, sore muscles. Peppermint is a natural choice to add refreshment to any beverage. Its cooling sensation is perfect for fresh breath and opening the sinuses and airways.
doTERRA's essential oils are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG)