1 Part Spearmint Oil
is a hybrid species of spearmint and water mint (Mentha aquatica). The essential oils are gathered by steam distillation of the fresh aerial parts of the flowering plant. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically. It also has antimicrobial properties so it can help freshen bad breath and soothe digestive issues. Peppermint oil is recommended for its anti-nausea benefits and soothing effects on the gastric lining and colon because of its ability to reduce muscle spasms. The health benefits of peppermint oil as well as peppermint oil uses have been documented back to 1,000 BC and have been found in several Egyptian pyramids.
Some of the most common peppermint oil uses include: reduces stomach aches, soothe digestive issues, freshens bad breath, relieves headaches, antimicrobial properties, improves mental focus, clears respiratory tract, boosts energy, and releases tight muscles.
Lime essential oil
Citrus Aurantifolia is extracted by cold compression of fresh lime peels or by steam distillation of its dried peels. Limes are full of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients. Lime essential oil increases hunger, prevents aging, helps restore engery, reduces pain in muscles and joints, prevents and fights viral infections, promotes blood coagulation, and is useful in treating food poisoning & typhoid.
Spearmint essential oil Mentha Spicata is extracted by steam distillation of flowering tops of the spearmint plant. Spearmint oil has been a substitute for peppermint when it is unavailable, and possesses similar medicinal properties, due to the presence of similar compounds in its essential oil. Spearmint essential oil helps treat asthma, relaxes nerves and muscles, acts as a disinfectant, helps improve concentration, protects against mosquito bites, promotes good blood circulation, provides relief from headache and stress, works as an aseptic for wounds and ulcers, provides relief from menstrual problems and aids in proper functioning of all organ systems.
These 3 invigorating essential oils diffused together make for a refreshing blend that makes your house smell like you are on a tropical vacation!