Essential oils are an incredible way to tap into the benefits of various plants and herbs. One such plant with a plethora of advantages is Peppermint. It’s no wonder peppermint is used to make toothpaste as it has pain relieving as well as antiseptic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties in addition to the amazing smell and taste. I encourage people to make their own simple toothpastes at home as well : How To Make Natural Toothpaste. Aiding in sore muscle relief, used as a bug repellant, taken to help digestion and even a stress reducer, Peppermint is just another amazing gift in nature that we can all gain from through knowledge. Learn more here : 11 Benefits of Peppermint!