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!


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.


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. 


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.


Bug-Away Sheet Spray

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Invigorating Bath

3 drops tea tree

3 drops pink grapefruit

1 drop peppermint

1/3 cup Epsom salt



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