“When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad…” ┬áSimply remember one of your favorite things: Peppermint. Emerging studies show that inhaling Peppermint oil can diminish our perception of pain. This has to do with how the menthol in Peppermint interacts with nerve-endings called nociceptors.

Peppermint also may modify a brain-chemical called Substance P in the trigemino-vascular system, which is good news for tension headache sufferers.

The analgesic –AND stimulating–properties of Peppermint make it the key ingredient in our BREATHE blend developed to ease up nasal and respiratory congestion. The stimulating properties of Peppermint make it an effective natural expectorant, helping to break up the snotty stuff of colds and allergies.