​This Will Make You Rethink the Power of Peppermint

Even if you know nothing about essential oils, you’re probably familiar with peppermint in some shape or form. Peppermint oil and flavoring is popularly used in candies, chewing gum, mouthwashes, medicines, soothing ointments, soaps, shampoos, teas, and a variety of food dishes. There’s no question that the characteristic cooling sensation it produces is both appealing and therapeutic. But just…