An excellent essential oil to have on hand for the Fall allergy season is Peppermint. The active ingredients in Peppermint are menthol and menthone.
Peppermint essential oil can help unclog the sinuses, relieve an itchy, scratchy throat, and clear pollen from the respiratory tract.
It is a wonderful oil for sinus headaches and helps reduce fever.
Peppermint has anti-nausea benefits, is a natural muscle relaxant, and a natural pain killer.
Put these 3 super essential oils together (Lavender, Lemon, & Peppermint) to create a powerful ‘Allergy Bomb’!
*Disclaimer: “While I do hold a certification in aromatherapy, I’m not a medical Professional. I’m simply sharing my experience and knowledge.”
Young Living says:
Fresh, nostalgic, and instantly recognizable, Peppermint essential oil’s scent invigorates the mind and senses, while inspiring a sense of peace. Used topically, Peppermint oil creates a cool, tingling sensation on the skin, making it a favorite for sports massage and an important part of Young Living’s Raindrop Technique®.
When your day is dragging—through a workout, class, or day at work—enjoy some Peppermint oil benefits by applying it to your head and neck. The refreshing aroma will give you a boost of positivity! Peppermint is also a great option for diffusing on its own or with compatible scents such as Lavender, Rosemary, Spearmint, or Sage!
Peppermint is a key ingredient in PanAway®, AromaEase®, Aroma Siez™, Relieve It™, and Deep Relief™ Roll-On essential oil blends.
After a tough workout, dilute a few drops of Peppermint in V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex, and use it in a refreshing post-workout massage.
Create your own home spa! Add Peppermint and Eucalyptus Radiata to hot bath water and enjoy the relaxing, invigorating scent and aromatic steam.
Peppermint is in the same family as both Lavender and Rosemary. Diffuse the oils of these powerful botanicals together for a fresh aroma that uplifts the spirit.
How to Use
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 4 drops of V-6™ or olive oil. Test on small area of skin on the underside of arm and apply to desired area as needed. Aromatic: Diffuse up to 10 minutes 3 times daily. Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Not intended for use on infants.
Peppermint (Mentha piperita)† leaf oil
† 100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil