Daily Dose of Nature

Peppermint Oil Part 2

Peppermint oil can be used in a number of natural remedies, from a decongestant that treats colds and flu to an invigorating foot spa for reviving tired and aching feet.

Folklore and Magic

  • The ancient Greeks and Romans recognised the beneficial effects of peppermint and used i two receive colds, fevers, headaches and stomach complaints.
  • Peppermint’s strong, clean odour led to the belief that it was a good purifier. It was sometimes used to rub walls, floors and furniture, to purify an area and seal it from negativity.
  • In medical times, peppermint was thought to “make the heart of man rejoice”, so bedrooms were strewn with mint leaves to encourage pleasure. Fragrant leaves were also placed under pillows to encourage good dreams.

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7 Comments Add yours

  1. DiosRaw says:

    Wonderful, I wish we used this in our regular modern medicine..

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Another intriguing post. It has a few errors though. I recommend proofreading the first and the third point under Folklore and Magic.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. GS says:

      Glad you liked the post. Thank you


  3. maribellav says:

    I tried the peppermint oil and put in my diffuser. It’s very southing .

    Liked by 1 person

    1. GS says:

      Peppermint oil is great. Peppermint oil comes from the peppermint plant, which is a hybrid of spearmint and water mint. People have used peppermint oil for centuries to treat a range of illnesses, including digestive conditions, colds, and headaches.

      However, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), scientists have only carried out a small amount of research into the effects of peppermint oil.

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