Recipes with Mentha Piperita

The Menta Piperita plant has been used for so many years and is still being used all over the world – mostly for its calming and medicinal properties. We have investigated the big variety in recipes using this incredible plant for everything from culinary options such as beverages, desserts, tea, sauces and salads to medicinal and calming uses. Listening to our community, we have picked out a few of the most used recipes and can’t wait for you to try them out!

   

Recipes for Topical Use

Natural Respiratory Treatment:

Unlock the sinuses, open up airways to soothe allergy and respiratory issues like bronchitis. Also used to open up airways before exercise, increases focus before meditation, prevents snoring during the night and melts away tension and headaches.

Ingredients:

  • 5 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 1 drop Immortelle essential oil (optional)
  • 3-5 full spoons of your favorite carrier vegetable oil (such as Jojoba, Rosehip etc.)

 

How to use: Blend the ingredients and apply on your chest and neck, repeat as many times as you need. If used before sleeping the Peppermint prevents snoring and promotes a deeper and more relaxed sleep.

Hair Growth Stimulator:

When suffering from Alopecia (hair loss) Peppermint essential oil has shown to be effective since it naturally enhances hair growth. The benefits are many more, such as enhancing alertness, awakens, relieves tension and pain, promotes positivity etc. while also being your favorite home remedy to treat hair loss.

Ingredients:

  • 1-5 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 5 drops Vegetable oil such as Jojoba or Rosehip (optional)

How to use: While showering prepare your scalp through massaging it to increase the blood flow. After shower, while the scalp is still wet, distribute the blend with Peppermint essential oil and massage mindfully trying to stimulate the blood flow below the scalp. If you are suffering from alopecia areata, focus on the patches and massage gently. Repeat every day, or after every shower.

Natural Headache & Migraine Relief:

Melts away tension and headaches, promotes an uplifting mood and emotional relief while simultaneously increasing focus, alertness and concentration.

Ingedients:

  • 1-4 drops Peppermint essential oil

How to use: Massage 1-3 drops on our chest and neck and then one drop on your temples near or above the hairline. Avoid direct contact, or being too close, to your eyes!

Stomach Ache Relief:

Helps relieving stomach cramps, bloating, flatulence and particularly if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Ingredients:

  • 1-3 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 1 drop Immortelle essential oil (optional)

 

How to use: Mix 1-3 drops of Peppermint essential oil and 1 drop of Immortelle essential oil and apply directly over the affected area, massaging gently. This will cool the area and soothe digestive tract issues.

Natural Mouthwash & Breath Freshener:

A natural & organic way to rinse your mouth while freshening your breath at the same time – with no additives!

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 drops Peppermint essential oil

 

How to use: Mix the Peppermint essential oil with some water and rinse the mouth. Repeat 1-3 times.

Natural Pain Relief for Sport Injuries:

The anti-inflammatory and cooling properties of the Peppermint essential oil will cool down the muscles, reduce pain, inflammation and in case of injury also help regenerate any damaged tissue.

Ingredients:

  • 3 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 1 drop Immortelle essential oil
  • 1-3 full spoons of a Vegetable oil (such as Jojoba or Rosehip)

How to use: Mix and massage directly on the affected area, repeat as many times needed.

Natural Energy Booster:

This will help you focus while working, driving, studying, during meditation, exercise and more.

Ingredients:

  • 1-4 drops Peppermint essential oil

How to use: Apply 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil on your neck and 1 drop on your chest. If preferred, you can also apply it in the temples near the hairline (avoiding any contact with your eyes).

Recipes for Aromatherapy

Natural Headache & Migraine Relief:

Melts away tension and headaches, promotes an uplifting mood and emotional relief while simultaneously increasing focus, alertness and concentration.

Ingredients:

  • Peppermint essential oil

How to use: Take 1-2 deep breaths straight from the open bottle. The aromatherapeutic and anti-inflammatory properties of our Peppermint essential oil will make you feel better instantly!

Natural Energy Booster:

This will help you focus while working, driving, studying, during meditation, exercise and more.

Ingredients:

  • 1-4 drops Peppermint essential oil

How to use: Diffuse 2 drops of Peppermint essential oil in your diffuser to promote focus, concentration and uplift your mood.

Natural Pre-Workout:

This recipe is perfect to boost your energy before workout, yoga or meditation. It opens up the airways, clears your mind and helps you breathe better during your activity.

Ingredients:

  • Peppermint essential oil

 

How to use: Before your workout, warm up a drop of Peppermint essential oil between your hands and inhale deeply a few times. You can also apply a drop directly on the base of your neck and on the back to feel the effect longer.

Recipes for Internal Use

Instant Allergy Relief:

Reduces allergy symptoms, open up the sinuses, breath enhancement, uplifting, refreshes the mouth and treats bad breath.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 drops Peppermint essential oil

 

How to use: Place 1 drop directly under the tongue and massage 1 drop on your neck if needed.

Stomach Ache Relief:

Helps relieving stomach cramps, bloating, flatulence and particularly if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Ingredients:

  • 1 drop Peppermint essential oil

 

How to use: Dissolve 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil in ¼ glass of water and drink. This will cool and soothe digestive tract issues.

Nausea Relief:

When feeling a heavier nausea, and just the aroma of peppermint won’t help alleviate the feeling, this recipe might come in handy.

Ingredients:

  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Teaspoon honey or coconut oil
  • Cup of warm water (optional)

 

How to use: Place a drop of Peppermint essential oil in a teaspoon full of honey or coconut oil and ingest. If you prefer using water, dilute one drop of Peppermint in a cup of warm water (and honey if preferred).

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