Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential OilPeppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint is a essential oil allstar!  It’s always on the shortlist when people think of essential oils.  With good reason!  It’s super effective & delicious .  It’s always been known for it’s indigestion and tummy calming properties, but there is so much more it can do!  I’ve listed a few uses below & a video by Dr. Axe about it-enjoy!


  • The peppermint plant is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint.
  • A high menthol content—distinguishes the best quality Peppermint from other products.


  • Sinus Care –Inhaling diffused peppermint oil can oftentimes immediately unclog your sinuses and offer relief to scratchy throats. Peppermint acts as an expectorant and may provide relief for colds, cough, sinusitis, asthma, and bronchitis.
  • Allergy Relief –Peppermint oil is highly effective at relaxing muscles in your nasal passages and can help clear out the muck and pollen during allergy season. Diffusing peppermint along with clove oil and eucalyptus oil can also reduce allergy symptoms.
  • Hair Growth -Peppermint oil is used in many high quality hair care products because it can naturally thicken and nourish damaged hair. Simply add some peppermint oil to your current shampoo that can help stop hair loss and thinning.
  • Anti-Nausea – Just put a drop in your water and drink it slowly. Also, rubbing a drop on your tummy soothes nausea.
  • Use a drop of Peppermint with Lemon in water for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse.
  •  Take one to two drops in a Veggie Capsule to alleviate occasional stomach upset.
  • Add two to three drops to your favorite smoothie recipe for a refreshing twist.
  • Place one drop in palm of hand with one drop Wild Orange and one drop Frankincense and inhale for a mid-day pick-me-up.


Essential Oil Diffusion:

Use three to four drops in the essential oil diffuser of your choice.

Internal use:

Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.

Topical use:

Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.