Peppermint Essential Oil has the following effects:
Eliminates bad breath
Cures cough, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and pulmonary tuberculosis
Relieves stomach pain and heart burn
It can be inhaled to treat symptoms of colds and coughs.
Can pacify anger, hysteria, and fear
Relieves itching on the skin, inflammation, and burns
Dissolves smell of fish
Can repel mosquitoes
It gives muscle pain relief. It is a very effective natural painkiller, and is very effective in soothing an aching back or preventing a headache due to tension.
It can reduce hunger cravings and can make you feel full faster. You can directly apply the oil to your temples or chest, or sniff from the oil bottle to reduce hunger cravings. You can also diffuse the oil while having lunch or dinner.
Peppermint has cooling effects, which means it is a great natural treatment for fever, especially for children.
It can be a good ingredient for joint therapy.
Peppermint Oil can be a natural energizer. It will boost up the energy and is a great oil to diffuse when you need to stay awake for a long time. It can also help in improving focus and concentration.
During allergy season, using peppermint oil is recommended as it is highly effective at relaxing muscles in nasal passages and can help clear out muck and pollen.
Peppermint oil can be used as flavoring in foods and beverages.
The oil is used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics.
The oil can be taken orally through dietary supplements.
Peppermint Oil can help relieve symptoms of indigestion and irritable bowel movements.
The oil may cause side effects such as heart burn.
The oil may interact with certain medications.
It would be best to talk to a health care professional before using peppermint oil in any way.