BENEFITS OF MINTY OILS
Minty essential oil contains Menthol and Menthone, which have analgesic properties that reduce pain and inflammation. It also has energizing and invigorating effects.
Health and Wellness
Although not to be confused as a medicinal remedy, the properties found minty oils, include eliminating bacteria, relieving muscle spasms and flatulence, disinfecting and soothing inflamed skin, reducing muscle tension during massages, and acting as a natural fever reducer when applied to the feet.
Commonly used in cosmetics and topically to tighten skin pores and promote skin tightening. It provides both cooling and warming sensations which make it a useful anesthetic that reduces pain and soothes redness and inflammation. It is traditionally applied as a cooling chest rub to relieve congestion, and when mixed with coconut oil, it can safely and effectively renew skin, providing relief for skin irritations like sunburn. Peppermint is also helpful in shampoos as it stimulates the scalp and helps remove dandruff.
Aids to clear nasal passageways and relieve congestion, while also boosting energy, enhancing focus, and reducing headaches and nausea. It can also balance hormones and suppress appetite when used in small amounts.
For the Home
Minty oils are versatile and have anti-microbial properties that make them an excellent cleaning solvent. It can help sanitize and deodorize the environment, leaving behind a refreshing and cheerful scent. Peppermint oil is also effective in eliminating bugs in the home and can be used as an insect repellent.