Peppermint Oil: A Proven Cure
The World's Oldest Remedy at Your Reach
We are all familiar with that Minty-Fresh feeling from the ever popular peppermint – from toothpaste, chewing gum, soap, shampoo, tea, cigarette, aroma oil and even ice cream.
What is Peppermint? This is an herb, a cross breed from spearmint and watermint, mostly found in Europe. Through the ages, it has been famous as the world's oldest cure. Unlike many of its counterparts, the health benefits of peppermint and its oil has been studied and proven by Science. This is the reason why we now see peppermint oil being sold in capsule or tablet form.
In addition to use as a food-flavoring, peppermint's dry or fresh leaves are also used for teas. Peppermint oil has many healthy nutrients that's good for the body: iron, magnesium, calcium, manganese, potassium, copper and folate. On top of these, you have your hearty Omega-3, Vitamins A & C.
What are some of the Health Benefits of Peppermint Oil?
For Dental Care: Peppermint's antiseptic properties make it a potent cure in fighting plaque and bad breath. It also cures toothaches and great for keeping stronger teeth and gums.
For Digestion: A few drops of the essential oil in a glass of water is helpful if taken after a meal. It helps remove gas and feeling of bloating. Peppermint oil is also great for people who lacks the appetite to eat or those with upset stomachs.
For the Lungs: Menthol is very present in peppermint oil and it helps clear your lungs, making it easier for you to breathe. You may inhale the essence of this oil, or buy cough syrups and cold rubs made with peppermint.
For Stress: Like many essential oils, peppermint also relaxes one's tired body and mind. It is very useful against anxiety, depression and mental stress. Applying an oil in the forehead is said to clear out your headache.
For the Skin: The Menthol in Peppermint Oil has a cooling effect that effectively removes dandruff and lice from the scalp. It also nourishes the skin, making it glowing with health.
Studies are still being done on the many possible health benefits of Peppermint Oil, from treating cancer to tuberculosis. We could only wait for more news to come on this fresh and minty wonder.
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