Peppermint oil inhalation

Required material

1 bowl of water

A few drops of peppermint oil (essential oil)


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.


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.


Peppermint oil can have the following effects:

  • Antibacterial
  • Expectorant
  • Anti-inflammatory

Helps against

Coughing, cold, sniffles, hay fever


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