Category Archive: Peppermint

May 18

Keep Deer Flies Away

      This is my favorite recipe using essential oils to keep deer flies away: 20 drops Lavender 10 drops Lemon 5 drops Eucalyptus 5 drops Tea Tree 5 drops Peppermint 3 drops Clove 2 drops Citronella Add all of these oils into an aromatherapy bottle or spray bottle along with 2 ounces carrier …

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Apr 21

Essential Oil Rub for Dry Scalp

  Recipe 10 drops Tea Tree 10 drops Lavender 5 drops Rosemary  6 drops Lemon  5 drops Peppermint  Add all of the above to 1/8 cup carrier oil   (I prefer Avocado because it is full of vitamins, proteins and fatty acids and will quickly merge with other oils). Rub this wonderful combination of oils …

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Nov 27

Peppermint Oil for the Holidays and for Reducing Daytime Sleepiness

Happy Holidays! This article could be a life saver for all of us this holiday season. The stress, the hustle and bustle, we need all the help we can get. Let’s face it there is no room for daytime sleepiness on our agenda. Peppermint oil to the rescue! Please keep in mind peppermint oil is …

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Feb 25

Aromatherapy Significantly Decreases Pain and Depression

Aromatherapy, also referred to as Essential Oil Therapy, is the use of essential oils extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots through steam distillation or cold pressing to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind and spirit. Aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years. The Greeks, Romans and ancient Egyptians …

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Jan 01

Peppermint Oil Suppresses Appetite Looking Good for Weight Loss

Please keep in mind peppermint oil is not the same as an extract that you would use for cooking or baking purposes. Peppermint essential oil is steam distilled directly from the plant while the extract is primarily peppermint flavored alcohol. Go for the real thing – 100% pure essential oil. Listed are a couple of …

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Nov 08

Peppermint Oil for Reducing Daytime Sleepiness

The stress, the hustle and bustle, we need all the help we can get. Let’s face it there is no room for daytime sleepiness on our agenda. Peppermint oil to the rescue! Please keep in mind peppermint oil is not the same as an extract that you would use for cooking or baking purposes. Peppermint …

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May 08

Essential Oils Battle the Houseflies

Let’s start off with discussing the essential oils that were used in a recent study. First on the list will be lemongrass. Lemongrass is originally from India and Sri Lanka. It is an important medicinal and culinary herb in South and Central America, South East Asia, and the Caribbean, it is widely known as “fever …

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Mar 18

Helichrysum Oil Along with other Essential Oils to the Rescue for Dogs with Dermatitis

What is Malassezia pachydermatis? Malassezia pachydermatis is yeast found on the skin, ears, between the toes, anal sacs, vagina and rectum of dogs. Even though this yeast is a normal inhabitant of these regions, an abnormal overgrowth of the yeast can cause dermatitis, or inflammation of the skin. Malassezia dermatitis can affect any breed of …

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Sep 24

Lavender, Marjoram, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, and Peppermint Essential Oils for Arthritis.

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis, is a disease of the entire joint involving the cartilage, joint lining, ligaments, and underlying bone. The breakdown of these tissues eventually leads to pain and joint stiffness. The joints most commonly affected are the knees, hips, and those in the hands and spine. The …

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