15 Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil
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15 Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil

Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil. Some fragrances are mind soothing and help you relax. Peppermint also owns those soothing fragrances and flavors that almost everyone likes. Mostly we know the basic uses of peppermint oil like flavoring desserts and smoothies but here in this article, I am going to share some other benefits that may surprise some of you.

Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil
Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil
  1. Pain relieving:

Peppermint oil helps in relieving pain and relaxes aching muscles in no time. Just massage a few drops of essential oil on the affected area or where you feel pain. However, you can add some drops in bathing water to relax whole body muscles.

  1. Hunger Control:

Amazing and one of the tricky benefits of essential oil is that it eliminates your urge to eat. Whenever you feel like snacking spray some peppermint oil in the room, it will lower your appetite.

  1. ADHD Cure:

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder commonly known as ADHD is a condition in which one can not focus on required things and it causes frustration and anger. Practically it showed more focus from kids who were suffering from ADHD. Even in the school, one can spray on their uniform or generally just a few drops in the class will help many kids.

  1. Itching:

As we know some of us have extra sensitive skin and may develop itching even by simple bites of mosquitoes, fleas or bugs. Anyhow the situation is very uncomfortable and needed to be solved instantly. So this can help you a lot in this situation not only that it soothes the itching but also acts as an insect repellent.

  1. Acne:

As I mentioned before peppermint oil is very effective for sensitive skin types which may develop reactions quickly. Therefore acne is also a common reaction of sensitive skin.You can soak a face towel in warm water and then spray some peppermint oil on the towel and then rub on the face.

  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome:

A common condition that affects large intestine and one always have the urge to pass on a stool. A drop Peppermint oil can be added in tea to soothe and eventually lower the problem.

  1. Colic:

Nevertheless, newborn babies are difficult to treat on but colic is a condition that needs lots of attention. Equally, it becomes difficult for the mother and infant. Therefore if you find it out then add a few drops of peppermint oil in night bathing water. Beware of your kid getting any allergic reaction to it.

  1. Cancer:

However, it’s not proven medically but practically it showed some benefits to the cancer patients. Especially for someone going through colorectal cancer.

  1. Allergy:

Usually, it’s said that allergy has no cure however it can be reduced.Anyhow its true to an extent but if you are allergic to pollens then peppermint oil inhalation may help you a lot and let you breathe smoothly again.

  1. Indigestion:

In spite of fact that it causes you to feel full peppermint oil has been proven to help indigestion a lot. However, it reduces stomach pain and relieves gas.

  1. Dental:

Bad breath is a very embarrassing situation which caused sometimes because of unhealthy dental situations. Therefore peppermint oil act as a natural breath freshener and clears the dental cavities.

  1. Hair and nail:

Dandruff is one of the most difficult condition to get rid of but peppermint essential oil helped in the condition. Simply by improving blood flow to the related area, it strengthens your hair and nails naturally.

  1. Headaches:

Peppermint essential oil is amazingly comforting in headaches. Whatever might be the reason or cause of headaches it improves the blood flow and thus relax your nerves resulting in relieving that pounding headaches in no time.

  1. Nausea:

Although nausea is not a disease itself but a symptoms that may cause more discomfort than the disease itself. Whenever you feel like it you can just apply some diluted peppermint oil behind your ears. It can be very effective for pregnant lady.

  1. Respiratory:

However there are many respiratory issues that some of us goes through like sinuses ,bronchitis and coughs etc. Peppermint oil spray and slight flavoring in tea help soothe the discomfort caused by respiratory issues. In addition it help you inhale maximum oxygen and thus helpful for your lungs.

15 Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil
15 Surprising Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil