Mar 21, 2017
An Herbal Ally for Spring: Peppermint
With such crazy ups and downs in our weather patterns, it's hard to know just when, and if, warmer weather will come-- and stay. This can affect seasonal allergy symptoms in a serious way-- often coming earlier, later, or more intense than previous years.
To support the body's healthy functioning and reduce allergic reactions, try incorporating peppermint (or peppermint essential oil) into your daily regimen. Peppermint is wildly abundant and known to provide cooling effects on the body which can alleviate seasonal threats, help clear nasal passageways, and fight germs, purify, and help reduce bloating.
*Peppermint essential oil can be dangerous for children, as well those with peppermint allergies so consult with an expert and exercise precaution if consuming.
We've also found success in combining 1 or 2 drops of peppermint essential oil with a carrier oil (like fractionated coconut oil) for cooling down sunburns! As mentioned above, be sure to dilute the peppermint oil with a carrier oil, otherwise it can burn your skin.
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