Peppermint Oil

Peppermint essential oil has been used around the world for thousands of years in most countries of the world. The oil runs through the plant like blood runs through the human body. This oil can be steam distilled from the leaves, stem and flower buds and bottled so it can be inhaled or ingested for therapeutic use. It is one of the oldest and most highly regarded oils for supporting normal digestion. The peppermint plant can live in a wide variety of soil types and environmental conditions making it fairly easy to grow in many countries.

Find out the 7 most helpful ways to use peppermint oil. Use essential oils effectively and successfully.

Benefits of Peppermint oil

Peppermint oil has many benefits for the body. It promotes and enhances healthy bowel function and maintains the efficiency of the intestinal track. It may help improve concentration and alertness. Peppermint oil improves energy and helps jump-start the day. When dealing with trying to eat less, peppermint oil can helps curb the desire to snack.

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Essential Oil Uses

Used before exercise, this oil can support performance or, after exercise, can help cool the body. One drop on each wrist can enhance endurance while exercising. Capsules can be made by dropping 2 drops of Vitality peppermint oil in a capsule and taken as needed.

One drop of Young Living peppermint vitality oil is equal to 28 cups of peppermint tea. The essential oil can be added to a cup of warm water for a refreshing peppermint tea, but adding one drop to a quart of warm water would probably be less potent and more refreshing.


Concentration and Mental Sharpness – apply peppermint oil directly, or diluted with a carrier oil like coconut or olive oil, to temples or back of neck.

Energy Pick Up – Apply a drop of peppermint oil to the back of neck and shoulders during the day for an instant energy pick-me-up. Or mix a drop of peppermint oil with some purified water in a 4 oz spray bottle. Spray around head when feeling tired or foggy to help energize the body.

Snacking Deterrent – Diffuse or inhale peppermint oil throughout the day to curb the desire to snack.

Efficient Digestive Track – Inhale or apply a drop of peppermint oil on the abdomen to help maintain the efficiency of the digestive track.

Energizing Lotion – Add a drop of peppermint to 4 oz of a favorite lotion and rub on feet.

Happy outdoor experience – Add 15 drops of peppermint oil to a 4-8 ounce spray bottle of purified water. Enjoy the outdoors without getting annoyed.

Breathe Deeply – Inhale or diffuse peppermint oil and smell freely.

When using this oil, it is important to note that essential oils should never be put in the eyes or ears. If someone accidentally touches their eye or ear after applying an essential oil, make sure they use coconut or olive oil to dilute and NOT use water. Water will make the oil molecules get bigger, where a carrier oil will slow the absorption of the essential oil that may have touched the eye or inside the ear.

Where to Buy Essential Oils

It is very important to buy your essential oils from a company that owns their own farms, chooses it’s seeds carefully, does not use herbicides or where to buy peppermint oilpesticides, tests every batch of distilled oil, and carefully tracks each bottle they produce.This will ensure the purest oil possible. When putting oils on family members, one wants to make sure that there are no additives or chemicals added to the oil.

Young Living provides a pure therapeutic grade oil that is safe for every family member. This is what we recommend because it is the only oil we put on our family.

My frugal plan:

Buy the best oils from the purest company – Young Living. I got the $300 member (not customer) kit for $160 which gave me over 900 drops of the most popular oils. PLUS it also came with a diffuser I could use in our home so all of us could breathe in these great oils.


I order oils at wholesale directly from Young Living whenever we need them. I buy them every month so I can take part in their free oils plan (Essential Rewards), but you don’t have to buy every month. Just get oils when you need them.

Follow these instructions:

Learn more about oils and how to get Young Living oils at the cheapest price. Either follow these instructions or contact me and I’ll guide you every step of the way.


To get Young Living oils,  go to and follow these steps:

Step 1 – choose “member” (NOT “customer”). Then fill in required info with ID #1342358 in both spaces, (they should already be filled in)
Step 2 – choose “premium starter kit” or any of the kits that appeal to you. Remember that the Thieves & Ningxia kits don’t come with a diffuser.
Step 3 – choose “no thank you” at the bottom of that section unless you want to be in the rewards program with an order each month.

Then just follow the shipping and payment info and you’re done.


I provide lots of support and help once you are a member. You get access to reference material, Q&A help, and samples mailed to you.

No one has ever told me they regretted purchasing their YL Premium Starter Kit! What are you waiting for? Write to me and tell me your concerns. Then get started today!

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