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Peppermint Oil: A Potent Oil With the Power of Menthol

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  • Peppermint oil is often used in aromatherapy or the use of essential oils to support health. Studies show that peppermint oil may help improve memory and raise alertness, and alleviate pain and nausea
  • Peppermint oil has antiviral, antimicrobial, antifungal, analgesic, radioprotective, anti-edema and antioxidant capabilities
  • Talk to your doctor before using peppermint oil or making your own oil infusion because it may trigger allergic reactions, dizziness, mouth ulcers or sores, slow heartbeat and eye irritation

History shows a wide range of uses for peppermint essential oil, which has been used as far back in time as ancient Rome and Egypt. Various cultures have used this oil not only for its minty fragrance, but for its therapeutic benefits as well. In addition, peppermint oil is known to symbolize hospitality.

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