Pure Peppermint Essential Oil

Pure Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint is a favorite essential oil of most people. It’s an energizing pick me up or a cooling wind down at the end of the day, plus a whole lot more. Here are 10 uses for Peppermint oil you will want to try!

1. Cool down after a busy day.
Peppermint is a “hot” oil so you can dilute it with 1 drop of Peppermint with 4 drops of V-6 or another carrier oil; then rub on the temples, forehead, and back of the neck. Avoid your getting it in your eyes! The menthol and menthyl acetate constituents create a nice cooling sensation.

2. Add Peppermint to your water.
Add a drop or 2 of Peppermint Vitality to your drinking water for an energizing boost. Start out with one drop. It’s a strong one.

3. Stimulate your morning shampoo.
Add 2-3 drops of Peppermint to your morning shampoo and massage your scalp for 2 minutes get your day off to an energized start.

4. Breath freshener.
Put a drop of Peppermint Vitality on your tongue to freshen your breath whenever you feel the need or after a meal with garlic or onions.

Pure Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil

5. Support digestion.
Add a drop or two of Peppermint Vitality to a glass of water or a cup of tea to support normal digestion and help with gastrointestinal discomfort. Peppermint Vitality can support normal digestion and reduce feelings of discomfort after large meals.*

6. Find your focus.
Fill your office or study space with energizing aromas by diffusing this blend when it’s time to buckle down on a project.

7. Soothing Gel.
Add a few drops each of Peppermint and Lavender to aloe vera gel for a soothing after sun cooldown.

8. Cooling chest rub.
Mix a drop of Peppermint with eucalyptus and a small amount of V-6 and rub it onto your chest for a cooling sensation.

9. Cool off on a hot day.
Add two drops of Peppermint to a cold, damp washcloth and place on the back of your neck, your forehead, or your chest to help cool down on a really hot day.

10. Use Peppermint in cooking. Add 2 drops of Peppermint Vitality to chocolate brownie or chocolate cookie recipe, or 1 drop to hot chocolate.


Order Pepperment and other pure essential oils from Young Living.


Peppermint essential oil is one of the oils in the Young Living Premium Starter Kit. To get started with Premium Starter Kit, click here.