These Two Essential Oils Are the Cure For Just About Anything – Poo~Pourri

These Two Essential Oils Are the Cure For Just About Anything

Lavender and peppermint essential oils have been proven to fix just about any ailment you may be having. Headache? Check! Stomachache? Check! Feeling a little grumpy? CHECK! These oils pack a punch!

If you’re wanting to give the potent powers of these oils a whirl, here are a few ways you can incorporate them into your everyday activities.

Lavender

From helping with skin irritation to making your bubble bath more relaxing, lavender has been considered the world’s most-used essential oil for over 2500 years. Because of its calming properties, this essential oil is the perfect antidepressant—and way cheaper than therapy.

Ways to use:

  • Add a couple drops of lavender to your bath or shower to relieve anxiety

  • Spritz your pillow with lavender to send you into a deep sleep—no more counting sheep!

  • To help your hair grow, add lavender to your favorite carrier oil (olive or jojoba will work perfectly) and apply directly to your hair

  • For an all-natural perfume, mix with a carrier oil in a spray bottle

  • Spritz your towels and sheets with lavender to add a little somethin’ somethin’ when hosting guests at your house

Peppermint

    Peppermint oil is the kick in the pants your booty needs for boosting your mood and keeping you focused. This fresh essential oil is considered one of the most versatile oils in the world and can be used for just about anything.

    Ways to use:

    • A couple drops of peppermint in your shower can help clear up sinuses

    • Diffuse peppermint oil when trying to study or work when you need to seriously focus—seriously, you don't need to watch another Vine compilation!

    • Wake yourself up in the morning by adding peppermint to your regular shampoo

    • Rub a couple drops on your temples and forehead to relieve a pesky headache

    • Take a deeeeeep breath and inhale the scent of peppermint to alleviate nausea

    • Got a little too much sun? Peppermint oil has been known to help soothe sunburns

    Whether you’re trying to put a stop to potty pollution or looking for a mood boost, these essential oils are the dynamic duo your home—and body—needs.

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