Peppermint Oil is one of the best essential oils you could have. Peppermint oil is a hybrid plant; a cross between the water mint and spearmint plants.
It really does work wonders treating body, health and mind issues. The medicinal uses of Peppermint oil varies. As a dietary supplement is has been used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome, indigestion and heartburn. Some people have also found it helps ease the symptoms of nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, colds, coughs, inflammation, sore throats and liver problems. As I suffer with IBS and have a hiatus hernia, I can say first hand that peppermint helps to treat nausea remarkably.
Like most essential oils, peppermint oil is able to help provide relief from anxiety, stress and depression. Its properties help to stimulate positive mental activity and clears your mind, allowing you to have a clear focus.
For people with a weak immune system I would especially recommend this oil as it can increase the immune system in your body. Peppermint oil has a powerful antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-fungal effect which is why so many people are using this as an alternative treatment.
For external uses it has been known that peppermint oil helps with the following ailments; headaches, toothache, muscle pain, joint pain, itchiness and allergic reactions.