In ancient Greece and ancient Rome, peppermint was very common in everyday life. It is, until today, one of the most famous essential oils in aromatherapy. It is very stimulating, refreshing and energizing.
Beauty: Best used for oily skin and acne. Helps to remove black heads and prevents the formation of new ones. Ideal for oily hair.
Body: Ensures smooth digestion. Acts as a good remedy against headaches and respiratory problem. Ideal for nausea. Helps the immediate decongestion of the nasal cavity.
Mind and spirit: Lifts spirits and relieves mental strain. Stimulates the mind and clear thinking and helps in the absorption of information.
Use: For dizziness and nausea during a journey: Add 2 drops of peppermint essential oil to a handkerchief and inhale. To relieve tired and painful feet after a hard day on your feet: Add 5 drops of peppermint essential oil in a bowl of water and bathe your feet. For relief from indigestion, peptic disorders and nausea: Add 1 drop of peppermint essential oil onto brown sugar or honey to scent your tea. Use as a mosquito repellent: Add 6 drops of peppermint essential oil to the air diffuser. Headaches and migraine: Add 2 drops of peppermint essential oil to 5ml of almond oil and massage the temples and neck. For fresh breath and protection of the teeth: Add 1 drop of peppermint essential oil in a glass of water and rinse mouth.