Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Around the home, you can spray diluted peppermint oil into stinky shoes and boots to eliminate odors, and add a teaspoon of the EO to floor-washing water to add fresh scent, as well as antibacterial properties. Placing a few drops of peppermint oil around cracks in walls will also deter rodents and spiders: they can’t stand the scent of it.
For generations, the powers of essential oils have been utilized to promote good health and happiness. Essential oils can be used in many ways such as to alleviate stress, to provide relief from illnesses, and to improve sleep. Lavender and peppermint are among the most popular of the essential oil family, as their soothing scents and health benefits promote overall well-being. Find out which essential oil is right for you and harness the full power of nature.