Peppermint oil is a popular essential oil. Slick Lips’ Peppermint Ice flavor slick uses peppermint essential oil for flavoring, but here some other beneficial ways peppermint essential oil can be used:
1. Stomach Problems
Adding a drop of peppermint oil to water before every meal can help with bloating, gas, and indigestion. Its natural properties work at relaxing the GI-tract and are used to relieve IBS.
2. Dental Care
Peppermint oil is antimicrobial and antiseptic, which means it helps prevent plaque build-up and can eliminate bad breath. In many cases, it can help relieve pain due to toothaches or help after oral surgeries.
3. Headache and Nausea Remedy
Due to its natural soothing and relaxing affects, breathing in peppermint oil can help reduce the feeling of nausea. Apply the diluted peppermint oil directly to the temples and forehead, it’s anti-inflammatory properties will reduce the pain of migraines.
4. Improves Mental Focus
When needing extra focus, take a whiff of the oil to help wake up your senses, stimulate mental activity, and relieve stress. For added stress relief, add peppermint oil to a beeswax candle. The burning candle will release the beeswax and peppermint oil’s natural stress reliever properties.
5. Muscle Relief
It is a natural painkiller, and you can use it to relieve sore muscles and tension headaches. Apply a small amount to the affected area, massage slowly, and feel the tension and soreness ease away.
6. Cold and Flu Symptoms Relief
Add it to coconut oil to create a homemade vapor rub. The peppermint oil will open the air ways making it easier to breath when stuffed up. It can also be used as a cough suppressant.
7. Hair Care
It can help stimulate hair growth while also preventing or treating dandruff or itchy scalp. It can also give your hair a healthy shine and fresh look.
8. Skin Care
It creates a cooling sensation when applied to the skin or lips. This is the tingling cool sensation you feel in Slick Lips Peppermint Ice flavor slick. It can also be used to calm skin inflammation and nourish dull looking skin.
9. Acne Treatment
It has anti-microbial properties that help to cure mild acne naturally.
10. Sunburn Relief
To hydrate burnt skin and promote new skin growth, apply peppermint oil and coconut oil directly to the sunburned area. The cooling sensation and natural pain reliever of the peppermint oil works with the moisturizing and soothing natural of the coconut oil for great sunburn relief.