Tag Archive: peppermint

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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Jan 12

Eucalyptus, Lemon, Tea Tree, and Lavender Essential Oils for Coughs

A cough often accompanies the common cold or flu, seasonal allergies, asthma, pneumonia or bronchitis. Smoke or other irritating substances in the environment can bring on a cough. GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease) may cause a cough. Medicines that control high blood pressure have been known to produce coughing. You should not be too concerned if …

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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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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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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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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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Sep 19

Massaging with Rosemary, Cinnamon, Geranium Essential Oils for Cellulite Reduction

Cellulite is a term given to fat deposits just below the skin. It looks lumpy and dimpled accumulating on the thighs, hips, buttocks, lower limbs, and abdomen. Cellulite is most common in adult women and tends to make most women unhappy to have this condition. So, we need to investigate this more closely. Factors that …

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