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Saturday, October 13, 2012

I Love Doterra Oils….Seriously!

25 Ways to Use Peppermint Essential Oil

doTERRA's Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Peppermint essential oil is an incredibly potent and highly effective oil that I personally have used to relieve headaches, cold/flu symptoms, reduce fevers and much more.

  1. Rub 4-6 drops in the palm and rub over stomach and around the navel to relieve indigestion, flatulence and diarrhea.
  2. Add a drop to herbal tea, to aid in digestion and relieve heartburn.
  3. Massage several drops over on the area of injury, to reduce inflammation.
  4. Apply it immediately to an injured area (bruised shin, hit on the foot or hand) to relieve pain.  If there is a cut, apply it around (not on) the open wound.
  5. Apply a drop topically on unbroken skin, to stop itching.
  6. For poison ivy or poison oak, apply on location.  
  7. Inhale before and during a workout, to boost your mood and reduce fatigue.
  8. To relieve a headache, rub a drop on the temples, forehead, over the sinuses (being very careful to avoid the eyes) and on the back of the neck.
  9. To stop hiccups, apply a drop on each side of the fifth cervical vertebra (up three notches from the large vertebra at the base of the neck).
  10. Place two drops on the tongue and rub another drop under the nose to improve alertness and concentration.  (Note: be careful not to swallow right away; allow the oil to completely dissolve on the tongue before swallowing.)
  11. Diffuse in the room while studying, to improve concentration and accuracy.  Inhale while taking a test, to improve recall.
  12. Rub 4 drops on chest and stomach, to relieve travel sickness.
  13. Place a drop on the tongue and inhale into the nose and sinuses to relieve congestion from a cold.  It may also be applied over the sinus areas (or to the sinus Vita-Flex points on the feet).
  14. Add to food as a flavoring and a preservative.
  15. To deter rats, mice, ants or cockroaches, place two drops on a cotton ball, and place along the path or point of entry for thesepests.
  16. Mix one 15 ml bottle into a 5 gallon can of paint to dispel the fumes.
  17. Place a couple of drops in a cup of hot water, and enjoy in place of coffee.
  18. To kill aphids, add 4-5 drops to 4 ounces of water in a spray bottle, shake well and spray the plants.
  19. Drink a drop mixed in a glass of cold water, to cool off on a hot day.
  20. Rub on joints to relieve arthritis or tendonitis pain.
  21. Place a drop on the tongue to stop bad breath.  May also be massaged over the liver, if the bad breath is liver related.
  22. Inhale the fragrance to curb the appetite and lessen the impulse to overeat.
  23. Remove ticks by applying a drop on a cotton swab and swabbing the tick.  (Wait for it to unhedge its head before removing from your pet.)
  24. Mix in a footbath to relieve sore feet.  (Keep water agitated while soaking feet.)
  25. Put in a spray bottle with water to mist your body to cool it down on a hot day.

1 comment:

Nancy Mc said...

Like, really like!