Top 12 Uses for Peppermint Oil – Peppermint oil is in my top-ten list of “just plain goodness!” It comes from the plant leaves and flowers of the peppermint plant (Mentha x piperita). The uses of peppermint oil are many, owing to the fact that it has a strong and pleasing scent as well as medicinal properties. Like me, you’ve probably used peppermint oil in baking and candy-making but but did you know it’s uniquely useful as a component of household cleaners and pest repellents? It seems like the uses for peppermint oil are practically endless!
Peppermint oil is an excellent “trick up your sleeve” to keep handy; here’s a summary of the many jobs the versatile oil of peppermint boasts.
Excellent uses of peppermint oil: