How amazing is Peppermint essential oil? Let me count the ways – 20 ways to be exact! Peppermint essential oil smells great and is super useful in ways you could never have imagined.
Peppermint is a natural substance that “wakes up” various parts of the body, yet it can also have calming factors, depending on how you use it. This helps to explain why Peppermint essential oil is one of the most popular essential oils of them all. It can go anywhere and do most anything.
20 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil
Supports gastrointestinal system comfort.*
Apply some after each meal!
Wake up your body
Placing a few drops of Peppermint essential oil under your nose is one way to wake up easily in the morning. I get this boost by incorporating Peppermint essential oil into body butter or lip balm.
Have Fun in the Shower
I love Peppermint in my homemade shampoo!
Promotes healthy bowel function.*
We all like to poop!
Enhances healthy gut function.*
Again – apply after meals!
Maintains efficiency of the digestive tract.*
A drop on the tongue is my favorite!
Carry it with you!
Peppermint essential oil’s a good one to carry in your purse while traveling.
It Tastes Yummy with Chocolate!
Which may help explain why my Peppermint Chocolate Truffles are so popular…
Freshen your Breath
Another good reason to carry Peppermint essential oil in your purse: One drop of it on your tongue is the perfect substitute for a breath mint.
Sniff some Peppermint essential oil and you’ll be ready for your day.
Cool Down Your Body
Rubbing some Peppermint essential oil to the bottoms of feet, neck or spine is very refreshing!
May support performance during exercise.*
Sniff for a pick me up!
Add to Tea!
Add a drop to your favorite tea or even hot water and honey – YUM!
Scrub Your Tub
Check out this awesome Non-Toxic Bathtub Scrub Cleaner.
Need to Think?
Diffuse Peppermint essential oil!
Favorite Diffusing Combo with Peppermint #1
I love to diffuse Lemon and Lavender with Peppermint! Such a beautiful aroma!
FAVORITE DIFFUSING COMBO WITH PEPPERMINT #2
For a mood boost, diffuse Peppermint with Joy!
It’s amazing in my Peppermint Toner.
Swish with it
I love this refreshing homemade mouthwash!
An easy (and inexpensive) coffee replacement
This is one for people looking to save money. Stir a drop of Peppermint essential oil into a cup of hot water, and you’ll have a tea-like beverage that will help you wake up in the early morning.
I hope you learned something new from this list of 20 amazing uses for Peppermint essential oil. If you want to learn more about essential oils, subscribe to this free 14-day email series!
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Nausea, or rubbed into sore muscles.
Freshening up… to help focus when I’m hit with the midday slump.
I’ll probably use it to help me wake up in the morning. Thanks for the chance to win.
Peppermint always eases my stomach, immediately!
I use peppermint o when I work out, a drop on the wrist and neck/chest. Best workout ever!
Beth A says
Cant wait to try it
i use it for migraines and gas.
Ashley G. says
What a great giveaway! Peppermint will be my new go-to for hiccups; which I always seem to get these days.
Donya Knight says
Would love to try it for all these great uses!
Heather W says
peppermint lifts my mood
Lori L says
I love putting it in a mister for a refreshing fragrance in my house and I also use it in homemade whipped shea butter body spread.
I haven’t had a chance to use peppermint oil before. I can not wait to try it for all of these things!
I love to use peppermint in my homemade toothpaste.
Kendra. joyinourhome.com says
Love it for congestion!! But so glad to read this and can’t wait to try it on our daughters itchy skin!!! Just found your blog via Pinterest. Can’t wait to look around… Thx for the chance to win!
Heather G says
I love to add it to my cleaning solution it helps keep the moths away and pests. Or maybe that is the cats but I will take it