Human body prone to get breathing issues, fever, illness, cold & cough, headache, migraine, digestive disorders and many health issues due to seasonal changes, polluted environments and unhealthy life styles. Peppermint oil can be used as home remedy as first line of fight against breathing difficulties.
Peppermint oil contains ketones and oxygenated compounds like menthol (>40%) which can dilate bronchioles, reduces excess mucus formations and thus reduces congestion in air path of the body. It helps to increases the lung capacity, improves physical endurance, reduces nausea, morning sickness, mild muscular discomfort and tiredness. It also stimulates digestive enzymes and arises of cooling sensation.
Breathe easy, increases physical endurance & lung capacity:
- Inhale directly form bottle in periodic intervals during workout / sport activity.
- Add 2-4 drops to a piece of cotton and keep it near the working / study table.
- Add 4-8 drops to diffusers and enjoy the refreshing aroma
Reduces cold, cough, migraine, fever & morning sickness:
- Put a drop of oil on palm / steaming water, inhale for few times
- Add 1-2 drops to a spoon of sesame oil and apply on neck and chest area
Reduces digestive discomforts:
- Add 1-2 drops to a spoon of coconut oil and gently massage on abdominal area
- Inhale directly form bottle in periodic intervals
Note: Peppermint oil, it may build up acid reflex in the body due to prolonged excessive usage.
DIY: Muscle relax blend: Mix below proportion of oils. Apply on stiff muscles and pain area
Peppermint oil- 10 drops
French Lavender oil – 6 drops
Eucalyptus oil – 4 drops
Jojoba Oil – 10ml
Peppermint Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Extraction: 60Kg shade dried Peppermint leaves steam distilled to get 1Kg essential oil
Aromatic Profile: Fresh, cool, minty green undertone
Peppermint herb is known to humans from ancient times. Peppermint traditionally used to treat upset stomachs, indigestions, nausea, diarrhea, seasonal colds, morning sickness, respiratory infections and even menstrual issues by most of the world cultures. Peppermint oil is known as “Oil of Endurance”
Extensively used in: Aromatherapy, perfumes, muscular pain killers, cold & cough balms, cosmetic preparations, food and beverages flavoring, pan masala, and throat chakra meditation