Mixing peppermint oil into massage oils, shampoos, body washes, and lotions gives these products antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, helping cool skin and eliminate dandruff or lice from your scalp. Peppermint oil can aid in oil secretion in skin, therefore preventing acne.
What is peppermint essential oil is good for?
It's also valued for its cooling effects and helps to relieve sore muscles when used topically. In addition to this, peppermint essential oil displays antimicrobial properties, which is why it can be used to fight infections and even freshen your breath.
What is peppermint oil used for in aromatherapy?
It is also effective against feeling anxious and restless. For stress relief, the combination of peppermint, lavender and geranium essential oils added to a warm bath help relieve stiffness while absorbed through the skin. Try aromatherapy by using a candle lamp diffuser with essential oils.