Benefit of pepper mint oil

Benefit of pepper mint oil


Mentha piperita , or Peppermint as it is commonly known, is a perennial herb native to the Mediterranean but has also been cultivated in the USA, Italy, Great Britain, and Japan. It can be identified by its serrated leaves and by its flowers that range in color from light pink to mauve, growing in a conical shape. Peppermint essential oil has been called one of the most versatile oils in the world, sharing the title with Lavender. Abounding in dermal and oral uses as well as anti-microbial properties, there are countless issues for which it is beneficial, promoting the wellness of body, mind, and overall health. The scent of Peppermint can be described as being fresh, sharp and comparable to Menthol, and the components of this multi-purpose oil are used internationally in cosmetic, culinary, and health are some of the benefit of peppermint oil highlited below:
1. Menthol is known to be analgesic and is thus beneficial for reducing pain such as headaches, muscle aches, and inflammation. Menthone is known to be analgesic as well, but it is also believed to show antiseptic activity. Its invigorating properties lend the oil its energizing effects.

2. Used medicinally, Peppermint essential oil has been found to eliminate harmful bacteria, relieve muscle spasms and flatulence, disinfect and soothe inflamed skin, and to release muscle tension when used in a massage. When diluted with a carrier oil and rubbed into the feet, it can work as a natural effective fever reducer.

3. Used cosmetically or topically in general, Peppermint acts as an astringent that closes pores and tightens the skin. It’s cooling and warming sensations make it an effective anesthetic that leaves the skin numb to pain and calms redness and inflammation. It has traditionally been used as a cooling chest rub to relieve congestion, and when diluted with a carrier oil such as coconut, it can promote the safe and healthy renewal of skin, thus offering relief from skin irritations such as sunburn. In shampoos, it can stimulate the scalp while also removing dandruff.

4. When used in aromatherapy, Peppermint essential oil’s expectorant properties clear the nasal passageway to promote the relief of congestion and to encourage easy breathing. It is believed to stimulate circulation, reduce feelings of nervous tension, soothe feelings of irritability, boost energy, balance hormones, and enhance mental focus. The scent of this analgesic oil is believed to help relieve headaches, and its stomachic properties are known to help suppress the appetite and promote the feeling of being full. When diluted and inhaled or when rubbed in small amounts behind the ear, this digestive oil can reduce the feeling of nausea.

5. Due to its anti-microbial properties, Peppermint oil can also be used as a cleaning solvent to sanitize and deodorize the environment, leaving behind the trail of a fresh, cheerful scent. Not only will it disinfect surfaces, but it will also eliminate bugs in the home and function as an effective insect repellant.
6. As illustrated, Peppermint essential oil is reputed to have many therapeutic properties. COSMETIC:

7. When used topically in homemade moisturizers, the cooling and calming effects of Peppermint essential oil can relieve sore muscles. Historically, it has been used to reduce itchiness and the discomfort of inflammation, headaches, and joint pains. It can also be used to relieve the sting of sunburns.

8. In a diluted massage blend or bath, Peppermint essential oil is known to relieve back pain, mental fatigue, and coughs. It boosts circulation, releases the feeling of having tired feet, relieves muscular pain, cramps, and spasms, and soothes inflamed, itchy skin among other conditions.


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  2. Reply

    I didn’t know this

  3. Reply

    Informative article.

  4. Reply

    Never heard of peppermint oil

  5. Reply

    This is good,nice post

  6. Reply

    Nice one

  7. Reply

    That’s nice

  8. Reply

    Thanks for sharing

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    This is a very beautiful article.
    Always thought that since it’s peppermint, won’t it be kinda peppery and cause burns when used for massage. Thanks for sharing though

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    Thanks for sharing this

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  12. Reply

    Good article

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  14. Reply

    Good post

  15. Reply

    This is nice

  16. Reply

    Pepper mint oil is good

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    nice article

  18. Profile photo ofSIRMUSTY


    not a bad oil

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    Very nice

  21. Reply

    This is really good I think I will give it a trial

  22. Reply

    I’ve been consuming it but never knew it had this benefits

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    Thanks for the update

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  26. Reply

    Hmmm much benefit. I will start consuming it from now

  27. Reply

    I love peppermint especially the sweet…lol but I guess I need to try the oil…didn’t know about it before

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  30. Reply

    Great one

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  32. Reply

    Nice information

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    Thanks for sharing

  34. Reply

    Thanks for sharing this update

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