Peppermint oil inhalation

Required material

1 bowl of water

A few drops of peppermint oil (essential oil)

Application

Add a few drops of peppermint oil to a bowl of water. The essential oil eases the breathing and loosens phlegm. Also helps for hay fever.

Warning

Peppermint oil shouldn't be used for babies and infants as it can cause breathing problems or seizures. This is why peppermint oil must always be stored out of reach of children.

Effect

Peppermint oil can have the following effects:

  • Antibacterial
  • Expectorant
  • Anti-inflammatory

Helps against

Coughing, cold, sniffles, hay fever

Synonyms

peppermint oil inhalation, inhalation of peppermint oil, inhalation with peppermint oil

Exclusion of liability

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