How to Use Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil has many uses ranging from cleaning your house to treating an upset stomach. It is also useful to health and beauty applications including easing sore muscles.

Peppermint Oil can be used in a tincture and taken orally, added to a carrier oil and applied topically or diffused as an essential oil.

Versatile Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil can naturally remove lingering smoke odors, deter mosquitos and other bugs.

Peppermint also can affect our mood and mental clarity. It can uplift and invigorate for exercise, daily activities, work, study, or other activities.

Peppermint is also a useful beauty oil with benefits for hair and scalp. A versatile tool in your essential oil collection, here are five primary uses for Peppermint Oil.

Five Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil


Peppermint Oil SCALP MASSAGE

Studies show massaging the scalp with one half teaspoon Jojoba Oil with two drops Peppermint Oil provides a dandruff clearing scalp massage. The Jojoba binds to flakes to clear the scalp, and the Peppermint provides a refreshing cleansing of the scalp to reduce future dandruff. This combination is also repudiated to help encourage hair growth.


Remove lingering smoke odors or cooking smells by diffusing Peppermint Oil. Just a few minutes makes a big difference.

Peppermint Oil To ENERGIZE

Diffuse some Peppermint to improve the mood and energize yourself. It is great for cardio exercises, as it makes it easier to take deep breaths and feel awake and alert.

Peppermint Oil For MENTAL CLARITY

Peppermint Oil is invigorating and aids with mental clarity. It is beneficial when studying, or concentrating on a project or school exam.


Peppermint Oil deters bugs and ticks and is useful for camping, hikes, and picnics when bug spray is not an option.

Many household pests dislike the smell of Peppermint. Soak a cotton ball in Peppermint Oil and place it by a window or other access point.

Know of another good use for Peppermint Oil? Tell us!

Summary on Peppermint Oil

With a host of beauty and household benefits, Peppermint Oil is a safe, natural way to deter bugs, clean, and diffuse a uplifting scent. Never apply direct concentrated Peppermint Oil.

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