Peppermint is known for its antibacterial properties to fight against bacteria which are the cause of illnesses including fevers, coughs, and colds. Peppermint oil is best to use for your beauty, health, and home for its amazing benefits and uses.

Peppermint Oil Benefits and Uses

Bad breath – Make a natural homemade mouthwash, Mix 1 cup of purified water with 1 tsp of baking soda and 10 drops of food-grade peppermint essential oil. Use this mixture to swish your mouth for 30-60secs and spit out to freshen your mouth and treat bad breath.

Ant Repellent – To get rid of ants from your home use peppermint essential oil. Add 20+ drops of peppermint essential oil to 1/2 cup of white vinegar. Shake well and spray it all over your home to repel ants naturally.

Headache Remedy – Add a few drops of peppermint oil to a bowl of cold water. Dip a washcloth into the bowl, wring off the excess water, and apply the washcloth on your forehead while you lay down to soothe a headache.

Dandruff – Peppermint oil is very effective to treat dry, itchy scalp and dandruff. Mix a few drops of peppermint essential oil to argan oil and massage it on your scalp. Leave it on for 15 mins and rinse off. You can also add in few drops to your shampoo.

Smooth feet – Add few drops of peppermint essential oil to aloe vera gel. Mix it all in and smooth a thick layer under your feet before going to bed. Cover your feet with a sock and sleep on it. READ MORE – 10 AMAZING WAYS TO USE VICKS VAPORUB

Plump lips – Add 2 drops of peppermint essential oil to your clear lip gloss or a tub of vaseline. Apply this on your lips, the peppermint will slightly irritate your lips, making them plump and fuller.

Treat Menstrual Cramps – Use food-grade peppermint oil, mix 6 drops of peppermint essential oil along with 1 tbsp of coconut oil. Simply massage it onto your abdomen in circular motions, few times a day. Let dry for a few seconds. Sit tight while the essential oils work their magic.

Sinus remedy – Add a few drops of peppermint oil to a bowl of hot water. Inhale this steam to get rid of congestion and sinus infection.

Hair growth – Peppermint increases scalp circulation for thicker hair growth. For an amazing hair growth oil blend, warm some black castor oil in a microwave and add in few drops of peppermint essential oil. READ MORE – THINNING HAIR SLEEPING MASK