Known to have the most immediate properties among all essential oils, Peppermint oils, just like Spearmint, are able to achieve energizing and rejuvenating effects almost immediately upon rubbing on the skin. Its cooling sensation can travel throughout the body and is relatively effective in alleviating body heat, heat stroke or fever. What is even more unexpected is its ability in relieving digestive problems efficiently.
a: Massage – When suffering from heat stroke, using 5ml of lubricating oils, add 3 drops of peppermint oils, mix well and rub it on both sides of the spine, moving downwards vertically. Its cooling sensation will thoroughly relax your back; it is able to recover people in coma back to consciousness. Alternatively, using one drop of peppermint oils, rub it directly between the lips and the nose on the center. With a little force on this pressure point, it is able to awaken people from unconsciousness too. For those with strained neck and muscle aches, add 10ml of lubricating oil with 4 drops of peppermint essential oil and 2 drops of eucalyptus oil, apply them on the neck and the large area on the back and massage, it can greatly relieve sore muscles.
b: Rubbing- When bitten by mosquitoes causing red and itchy skin, add 1 drop of peppermint oil on the affected skin areas, it can quickly eliminate swelling and itch. In the initial stages of a cold, ticklish throat is a common symptom. Directly apply the oil on the throat, trachea and chest area, symptom will be relieved in about a minute. For gastrointestinal problems, such as: vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, cramps, using 5ml of lubricating oil, add 3 drops of peppermint oils and 1 drop of lavender essential oil, and apply around the belly button, symptoms can be greatly alleviated.
c: Cooling – During the hot summer, our body needs ample cooling. Using your body lotion or moisturizing gel from home, add about 10ml +5 drops of peppermint oils, rub it on the skin of the body, allowing your body to cool from the hot summer.
D: Bathing: Adding essential oils into hair shampoo, wash both the hair and the scalp, and allow the scalps to feel clean and fresh. With this, dandruff problems will naturally be eradicated.