Did you know that the herb peppermint has been used for health purposes for thousands of years? Records from ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt mentions that it was used for digestive disorders and other conditions.
Today, peppermint is used to help common cold, sinus infections, and headaches. It can be used topically for headaches, migraines, muscle pains, and joint pain. In aromatherapy, peppermint is promoted for treating coughs and colds, reducing pain, improving mental function, and reducing stress.
It is a beautiful scent to breathe in. Almost instantly it allows you to feel calm and refreshed.
Tip #1: rub a tiny amount on temples and back of my neck when I feel a headache.
Tip #2: Want to know a secret? Plant some mint in different areas of your garden to keep pesky insects away such as spiders and mosquitos.