Peppermint Essential Oil for Everyday Living

Peppermint essential oil has many uses. We’ve included 9 of our favorite peppermint essential oil recipes below. Enjoy!


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Disinfectant Room Spray

6 drops eucalyptus essential oil

6 drops bergamot or lemon essential oil

4 drops pine essential oil

2 drop peppermint essential oil

2 ounces purified water

Combine oils and water in a glass spray bottle. Shake well and spray to combat odors and infection.


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Carpet Freshener

1/3 cup baking soda

3 drops peppermint essential oil

7 drops thyme linalol essential oil

8 drops lemon essential oil

2 drops pine

Combine essential oils with baking soda in a glass container (sugar shaker). Sprinkle onto carpet, wait 15 minutes, and then vacuum.


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Lost Ant Spray

15 drops peppermint

5 drops pine

5 drops tei fu

2 ounces water

Combine ingredients on a spritzer bottle and spray onto any trail, and anywhere you want the ants to stay away. However, if the ant problem is worse that you previously realised, it may be time to bring in some pest control experts to deal with the situation. It is important to know that Getting rid of ants can be easy, you just need to utilize the resources that you have as this can be sorted out, you just need to be prepared.


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5 Drops lavender

2 drops geranium

2 drops peppermint

3 drops eucalyptus

2 drops marjoram

2 ounces purified water

Combine in a 2 ounce spray bottle and spritz onto sheets for a safe night’s sleep.


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Safer Mosquito Repellent

6 drops eucalyptus essential oil

2 drops geranium essential oil

1-2 drops peppermint essential oil

1 Tablespoon Herbal Trim

¼ teaspoon vegetable oil & 1.5 ounces purified water

Pour all ingredients into a 2 ounce bottle with a spritzer top, and shake to blend. Spray liberally onto all exposed skin areas, and repeat as necessary throughout the day.


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Household Bug Spray

5 drops peppermint

5 drops eucalyptus

5 drops tei fu

2 teaspoons Sunshine Concentrate

4 ounces water

Combine all ingredients in a trigger spray bottle. Change the essential oils in this recipe to make it specific to your pest needs.


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Box Elder Bug Spray

5 Tablespoons Sunshine Concentrate

15 drops tea tree essential oil

20 drops peppermint essential oil

12 ounces water

Combine ingredients in a spray bottle and apply.


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Refreshing Peppermint Soap

4 ounces Nature’s Sunshine Concentrate

4 ounces Nature’s Fresh

28 drops peppermint

32 drops eucalyptus

1 Tablespoon NSP carrier oil

1 teaspoon jojoba oil

Combine ingredients and store in a ceramic soap pump dispenser.


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Invigorating Bath

3 drops tea tree

3 drops pink grapefruit

1 drop peppermint

1/3 cup Epsom salt