Peppermint Essential Oil can reduce the physical discomfort of pain but it actively works to heal the wound itself, as it contains anti inflammatory compounds. This property makes peppermint oil useful for headaches and migraines as well as sore muscles and arthritic joints.
Peppermint Essential Oil May Help:
Overall pain relief
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Helps with respiratory problems
Natural bug repellent for mice, spiders, ants
Soothes headaches and fevers
Possible benefits when using peppermint essential oil:
Analgesic, antibacterial, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, asthma, depression, energy, expectorant, fatigue, fever, flatulence, headache, indigestion, insect repellent, mental alertness, muscle pain, nausea, respiratory, scabies, sedative, sinus, stiffness, sunburn, vertigo
Diffusing: Want to focus on a project? try diffusing a few drops to help stimulate the mind
Topical: Dilute 2 drops to 10mL of carrier oil and massage area suffering from muscle pain.