Peppermint Oil’s Healing Properties

March 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Velda in OILS

peppermint essential oils usesPeppermint herbs with their strong, clean, fresh, and minty aroma have always been highly regarded  for soothing digestion. Young Living Essential Oils list the following healing and helpful attributes for Peppermint Essential Oil™.  Healing Properties: Anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal.  Research:  Shows that Peppermint supports liver and respiratory systems.  Dr. William Dember found that inhaling Peppermint Oil increased mental accuracy by 28 percent.  (I don’t know about the percentage, but my classmates and I always passed around the Peppermint bottle before our tests).  Inhaling Peppermint also helps relieve nausea and headaches. Peppermint’s ability to directly affect the brain’s satiety center, which triggers a sensation of fullness after meals also studied.  Cautions:  Avoid contact with eyes, wounds, infants younger than 18 months.  It is recommended to dilute 1 part EO with 2 parts vegetable oil when applying to skin.