Peppermint Always Rescues Me From Various Ailments
Author: Sarah C.
Word Count: 303
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Testimonial ID: 8900-OR
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I've been using Peppermint Oil for the past two years. Within a week of using it, it easily became (and remains) my favorite oil. It's seriously "essential" for me!
I've suffered with migraines, head pressure, jaw/neck/back pain for many years. Regular chiropractic adjustments began to resolve a lot of my troubles, but didn't always provide me with the relief that I needed when out and about.
Peppermint, I can throw in my purse or pocket, and take with me wherever I go. It gives me confidence to do the things I need to, because I know if I get a headache (etc), I'm covered!
Also, when I travel abroad I don't have as much anxiety about what "medications" to bring. I just bring my oils and I'm all set.
For headaches I apply to the temples (steer clear of the eyes), a swipe across the forehead, and on my atlas/axis (C1 and C2). If you have a head cold with sinus pressure, you can apply a dab to your sinuses in addition. Because my pain is so intense, I apply this undiluted. However, many people are too sensitive to do so and should combine with a carrier oil (ie. coconut oil). Test your skin and your own sensitivity, and use your good sense!
For other musculoskeletal pain, I apply directly to the point of interest (1-2 drops).
Peppermint is also wonderful for stomach upset! I've also suffered from gastrointestinal issues for many years, so this has been a Godsend. I ONLY use Peppermint for tummy relief now. I typically apply it in a large circle around my abdomen, clockwise. I also inhale some. It helps with nausea very quickly!
When I have a fever, I apply it to the soles of my feet, for fever reduction. Very simple, very effective.
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