Throughout history, peppermint has been used to cure bad breath, soothe tummy troubles, relieve colic, gas, headaches, heartburn and indigestion. Emotionally, peppermint can help soften anger, ease depression and eliminate fatigue. Peppermint improves metabolism, increases digestion and energy. The scent of peppermint helps you to feel full faster.
Add a few drops to your coffee or tea to alleviate indigestion. Diffuse to reduce appetite. Add to a carrier oil such a Jojoba and rub into an upset stomach. Inhale before and after workouts to boost your mood and reduce fatigue. Diffuse in a room to enhance focus reduce cravings. You can also add a few drops of peppermint oil to a bottle of water and mist to reduce hot flashes.