After being in agony with a stomach ache for hours, I decided to open up my little bottle of Peppermint essential oil to see how it works. I ate some rice and knew I would be paying for it later! I am gluten free, dairy free and rice in its whole form is one of those foods I do not do well with. It causes bloating, stomach cramps and a miserable night’s rest!!! I reluctantly get out of bed, open up my little bottle of essential oil, and rub a few drops on my belly. To my amazement, I feel this deep cooling sensation and have instant relief. I prepare a hot water bottle and put it on my abdomen to help penetrate the oil deeper into my tissues. I am finally able to go back to sleep!
This potent remedy is Peppermint Essential Oil. This oil helps soothe upset tummies and support overall digestive health.
One drop of Peppermint oil is equivalent to 28 cups of Peppermint Tea!!!
Did you know that essential oils are up to 50-70 times more potent than herbs??? I know, I was shocked too and wondered why did I not know this sooner! So that is why I am sharing these wondrous little remedies with you.
My son has several food allergies and when something accidentally sneaks into his diet and he gets a belly ache, I always have my little bottle of essential oils with me and rub a few drops on his belly. In only a few minutes, he feels a cooling sensation deep inside his belly and find relief.
One thing you must know about essential oils is that not all essential oils are created equal. In fact, most of them have fillers and are not pure. When buying essential oils make sure they are certified pure therapeutic grade. If you want to order the brand I trust and personally use, you can order HERE.
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