Apply drops of peppermint oil to your temples and to the insides of your wrists. You could also inhale it directly or diffuse through diffuser sticks. Peppermint oil may stop sugar cravings and create satiety (feelings of fullness). It also makes people feel stronger. It supports healthy digestion, promotes healthy intestinal function and gastrointestinal system comfort.
Curejoy Expert Dipti Mothay Explains:
Scientific studies have shown that addiction to refined sugar can be just as serious as addiction to “hard” drugs like heroin and cocaine. The negative impact of sugary food on our health can be severe – including obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Peppermint has the ability curb sugar cravings as it directly affects the brain’s satiety center, which triggers a sensation of fullness and can also be used as dietary supplement. However peppermint oil is more commonly used to overcome a dependency on sugar.
How to Use Peppermint Oil
Peppermint oil is an essential oil which should never be ingested – instead, it should used topically. To use peppermint oil to treat sugar craving, indigestion, and other physical symptoms of sugar withdrawal, simply follow these steps:
– Apply drops of peppermint oil to your temples and to the insides of your wrists.
– Repeat this every morning and evening.
– Inhale the peppermint oil directly or diffuse it using diffuser sticks.
The Effects of Peppermint Oil
Essential oils may stop sugar cravings and create satiety (feelings of fullness). Craving sugar is normally a sign of nutritional imbalance or low energy; as the body craves more food or an energy boost. Also sugar withdrawal can leave you with a number of symptoms, from weakness to cravings to indigestion as your body adjusts to a new diet. Peppermint oil has been shown to make people feel stronger.
Peppermint Essential Oils is one of the most highly regarded herbs for supporting healthy digestion, including promoting healthy intestinal function and gastrointestinal system comfort
Peppermint oil should not be used on children younger than 6 years of age and should be avoided if a person has high blood pressure. May cause skin irritation, therefore dilution is recommended. Use cautiously during pregnancy.