When peppermint is diluted into carrier oil and then rubbed on the neck, forehead and temples, it helps to relieve even chronic migraine headaches.
Peppermint massages also help with menstrual cramps, arthritis and spasms and muscles aches in the feet and legs.
As an expectorant and decongestant, when peppermint oil is used to massage the chest it treats asthma, sinusitis, bronchitis, cough and colds.
Peppermint?s anti-viral properties help to fight athlete?s foot, yeast infection, herpes and influenza.
Peppermint is also a powerful antiseptic that treats gum disease, tooth decay and bad breath.