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Peppermint Oil

Mentha Piperita

If you’ve never smelled straight, undiluted peppermint oil you’re missing out. This fresh, uplifting, focusing oil is remarkably pleasant and opening both emotionally and physically. A valuable component of every wellness kit and bakers closet, peppermint is one of the oils everyone can utilize easily and safely.

Description: “The high menthol content of the doTERRA Peppermint essential oil sets it apart from others when it comes to quality—making it one of the best-selling favorites among doTERRA essential oils.”

Directions for Use:

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.

Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.

Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

Primary Physical Benefits:

  • Promotes healthy respiratory function and clear breathing*
  • Promotes digestive health*
  • Repels bugs naturally

Primary Emotional Benefits:

Uplifting, emotional clarity, optimism, lightness, invigorated, strengthened

Negative emotions addressed:

Overwhelm. Depressing moments. Pessimistic outlook. Confusion and oppression.

Aromatic Description:

Minty, Fresh, Herbaceous

Body Systems addressed:

  • – Integumentary System (skin/glands)
  • – Digestive System
  • – Respiratory System
  • – Muscular/Skeletal System
  • – Endocrine System
  • – Immune System
  • – Emotional System

Suggested uses:

  • • Diffuse when feeling fatigued or low on energy.
  • • Take one to two drops in a Veggie Capsule to alleviate occasional stomach upset.*
  • • Promotes digestive health.*
  • • Place one drop in your mouth to help freshen breath.
  • • Add two to three drops to your favorite smoothie recipe for a refreshing twist.
  • • Place one drop in palm of hand with one drop Wild Orange and one drop Frankincense and inhale for a mid-day pick-me-up.
  • • Helps reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion.*
  • • Promotes healthy respiratory function and clear breathing.*
  • • Commonly found in oral hygiene products.
  • • Promotes feelings of clear airways and easy breathing when diffused.
  • • Blends well with Lavender for a soothing massage blend.
  • • Add to cold water compress or foot bath to cool off when overheated.
  • • Inhale for a non-stimulant, invigorating pick-me up on long drives.
  • • Add to shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating hair massage.
  • • Repels bugs naturally.
  • • Spritz around windows and doors.
  • • Diffuse during study-time.
  • • Apply topically to relieve feelings of tension.


“Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Statements with asterisks refer to internal use. All others refer to aromatic or topical use.”

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Sources:, Emotions and Essentials Oils: A modern resource for healing

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease