8 outstanding uses of peppermint oil that you should know

In fact, peppermint oil has been used in medicine and beauty for thousands of years.

1. Peppermint oil helps rejuvenate the skin

One of the prominent uses of peppermint oil is the ability to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin. Use a mixture of sea salt, olive oil and 4-5 drops of peppermint oil to gently exfoliate the skin, deep cleanse and smooth the surface of the skin. In addition, peppermint oil in the synergistic combination also has the ability to restore elasticity and suppleness as well as moisturize the youthful and smooth skin.


2. Peppermint oil cures throat inflammation

To relieve the pain in your throat or to alleviate the symptoms of colds, add a few drops of peppermint oil along with sea salt to your cup of warm water (or add a few drops of peppermint oil to the physiological saline). Washing your mouth with this mixture 1-2 times a day to help kill bacteria and reduce inflammation.


3. Clean your hair with peppermint oil

Peppermint oil has the ability to cleanse, smooth out hair roots and scalp. So, adding a few drops of peppermint oil to your shampoo will increase its ability to clean the dirt from the scalp and hair from feet to tops, while creating a comfortable scent for the spirit and body. Peppermint oil in particular or orange, tangerine and grapefruit oil in general have the same great effect for the hair and body.


4. Peppermint oil reduces the symptoms of skin irritation

Similar to lavender oil, mint oil has the ability to soothe irritated, itchy and dry skin. Dilute a few drops of pure menthol oil (peppermint oil) with warm water. Then use a towel to apply this solution on the uncomfortable skin area. Calcium and peppermint's anti-inflammatory properties will counteract this rapid itching sensation.


5. Acne treatment with peppermint oil

Since peppermint has excellent antibacterial properties, it is also used to cleanse acne skin as well as treat acne. You can combine peppermint oil with eucalyptus oil in warm water. Then use cotton pad to absorb the solution and apply it on your face, leave overnight. You can immediately see the result after only a few days.


6. Peppermint oil soothes the sunburn

Add 20 drops of peppermint oil to 100ml of clean water. Let chill in the refrigerator, then spray the solution directly on the sunburned skin to soothe the skin and reduce irritation. It also speeds up the healing process.


7. Peppermint oil stimulates hair growth

Combine a few drops of peppermint oil with a spoonful of coconut oil. Apply this hair mask and gently massage your scalp for about 5 minutes, then wash with warm water. Peppermint oil purifies the hair roots and stimulates hair growth, while coconut oil provides the essential nutrients for fast growing hair.


8. Lip care with peppermint oil

A lip balm that contains peppermint oil will help your lips soft and healthy despite using lipsticks frequently. What do you think about making a lip balm yourself? First, you need to mix coconut oil and beeswax together. Then put it on the stove until the mixture totally melts. Next, add 1/4-1/2 tablespoons of peppermint oil (or a moderate amount of customary) to the mixture. Allow to cool, then you will help a convenient moisturizing lip balm of your own.


By: Quinn Abrams

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