Young Living Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint has many, many uses. Find out by reading all the healing testimonials that folks have experienced with Peppermint:
PEPPERMINT - (Mentha piperita) is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion. Jean Valnet, M.D., studied peppermint's effect on the liver and respiratory systems. Other scientists have also researched peppermint's role in affecting impaired taste and smell when inhaled. Dr. William N. Member of the University of Cincinnati studied peppermint's ability to improve concentration and mental accuracy. Alan Hirsch, M.D., studied peppermint's ability to directly affect the brain's satiety (being full) center, which triggers a sense of fullness after meals. (Click here to download overview and research on all the aliments Peppermint is used for)
- Rub 4-6 drops in the palm and rub over stomach and around the navel to relieve indigestion, flatulence and diarrhea.
- Add Peppermint to herbal tea to aid in digestion and relieve heartburn.
- Massage several drops of oil on an injury to reduce inflammation.
- Apply Peppermint oil immediately to an injured area (bruised shin, put on the foot or hand) to relieve pain. If there is a cut, apply the Peppermint oil around (not on) the open wound.
- Rub several drops of oil on the bottoms of the feet to reduce fever.
- Apply Peppermint oil topically on unbroken skin to stop itching.
- For poison ivy or poison oak, apply Peppermint oil on location neat or dilute with V-6 Vegetable Mixing Oil.
- Inhale before & during a workout to boost your mood and reduce fatigue.
- Massage several drops on the abdomen to relieve nausea.
10. To relieve a headache, rub on the temples, forehead, over the sinuses (stay away from the eyes) and on the back of the neck.
11. To stop hiccups, apply a drop of Peppermint oil on each side of the fifth cervical vertebra (up three notches from the base of the neck).
12. Place two drops of Peppermint oil on the tongue and rub another drop under the nose to improve alertness and concentration.
13. Diffuse Peppermint in the room while studying to improve concentration and accuracy.
14. Inhale Peppermint while taking a test to improve recall.
15. Rub 4 drops on chest and stomach to relieve travel sickness.
16. Place a drop of Peppermint oil on the tongue and inhale into the nose and sinuses to relieve congestion from a cold.
Tally Hayden, CNHP
Certified Natural Health Practitioner
Essential Oil Educator & Weight Loss Coach