Peppermint oil is took out from the leaves of Peppermint plants. It has many health benefits and is found as an ingredient in many aromatherapy products. Peppermint oil is of pale yellow color and has a fine texture. It blends well with lavender and eucalyptus essential oils.
It can be used to stimulate the brain and improves concentration. Inhalation of oil by using an evaporator can help focus. This is to cool the skin and to soothe irritated and itchy skin. This can alleviate conditions such as acne, dermatitis and ringworm. Peppermint oil can be used to soothe sunburn when added to a moisturizer for the skin and apply as needed.
The oil can help relieve a headache, because it has analgesic properties. It can be mixed with a carrier oil and is applied to the temples. These properties may be useful for menstrual pain relief. The oil may be diluted with a carrier oil and can be massaged on the abdomen. These process could be utilised for conditions such as arthritis and atrophic arthritis as well.
Peppermint oil can be used as a general tonic for the digestive system, because they’re an antispasmodic agent, and could be effective for the treatment of disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, and gastrointestinal disorder. This can help prevent the accumulation of gas in the gastro-intestinal tract, and can stimulate the production of bile and help the stagnant gall bladder. The oil may be diluted in a carrier oil and massaged into the abdominal cavity, or peppermint bath salts can be added to the water bath.