Tag: peppermint

With the summer sun heating up we’re all ready to get outside and have some fun. But while you’re enjoying the sunshine and the beauty of nature, it’s important to protect yourself from pesky bugs and critters that are lurking among the grass or flying around your home.  While the quick and easy solution may …

Wake up and get energized! Essential oils are so much more than a great scent. They have the power to lift your mood and boost your energy levels so you can feel your best and make the most of each and every day. Essential oil’s ability to increase energy levels, perk up the senses and …

Around here skincare is top of mind year-round. You’re never too young to protect your skin, even with a simple hat or garment. Sunburns occur just as easily on cloudy and snowy days. With Memorial Day Weekend as the unofficial start to Summer and when many people start spending more time outdoors, it’s a good …

According to the CDC, “While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter. Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February.” Not only is it ‘that time of year,’ but many of us drastically change our routines (eating …

What is more synonymous with the holiday season than the smell and taste of peppermint? Candy canes, peppermint bark, peppermint hot chocolate, and the list could go on. But did you know that peppermint essential oil has a host of benefits including soothing digestion issues, relieving headaches, and improving mental focus? Numerous studies have shown …

A hugely underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain’s many functions. A combined study at the University of Cincinnati and Catholic University of America showed that smelling Peppermint essential oil enhanced alertness, focus, and concentration and according to a British study published in the International Journal of Neuroscience, …

Peppermint Oil has a long-lasting cooling effect on the skin as well as the ability to inhibit muscle contractions and stimulate blood flow in the forehead when applied topically. Lavender essential oil induces relaxation and relieves tension and stress — working as a sedative, antidepressant, anti-anxiety, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant and calming agent.