Peppermint is one of the oldest and most highly-regarded herb for clearing chest congestion by inhaling it. Research shows the inhalation of pepper- mint oil helps trigger a sense of fullness after meals, enhance your sense of taste and smell, and improve concentration and mental activity. Peppermint oil leaves a soothing, cooling sensation that can alleviate bodily discomfort.
The Benefits of Peppermint
Peppermint oil can be used to make excellent natural treatments for your hair. It cools the scalp, protects hair and skin from bacteria and has a stimulating, rejuvenating effect.
A peppermint oil aromatherapy massage helps keep the mind calm and relieves stress and anxiety. Peppermint oil stimulates the tired mind, enabling it to focus and concentrate, making it stronge.
For Respiratory Problems
The menthol in peppermint oil makes it effective for treating several respiratory conditions. Peppermint oil provides instant relief from congestion, persistent coughs, sinusitis and eases asthma symptoms.
Peppermint oil soothes and heals the skin. It nourishes and hydrates dull, dry skin. Peppermint oil is very effective in reducing itching and irritation.
Peppermint oil has always played a strong role in maintaining dental hygiene. Its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties promote complete dental health. Peppermint oil fights off bacteria, preventing bad breath and tooth decay.
Use oil of peppermint to wake up your senses first thing in the morning, or during the mid-day slump by using it aromatically or topically.