Peppermint Essential Oils: Uses, Benefits, History, & More

Peppermint Essential Oil in Bottle

Derived from the leaves of the peppermint plant, it can be used for many purposes including as a digestive aid, cold and sinus relief, and as an acne treatment. People have been using peppermint oil as a natural remedy for various ailments for a millennia. The process to refine it can be simplified so if you’d like, you can make your own. In this post, we break down how peppermint essential oils are made, clinically-researched …

What Are Essential Oils

Essential Oils are the distilled essence of plants, trees, seeds and citrus. Though their full potential is not yet noted, they have shown unique benefits to mental and physical health. When inhaled, they can reduce stress and Anxiety. In some cases they have helped to combat Depression and other mental illness. The can also be applied topically when combined with carrier oils or other solutions. Some oils promote the release of lactic acid when applied …