The fresh clean smell of peppermint is perfect as a pillow spray, known for it’s stress busting properties, it’s ability to help clarity of mind and of course relaxation, just what could be better for misting your pillow with in the evening?
You can either make the peppermint pillow mist purely peppermint or blend it with additional essential oils. I prefer the pure scent but it’s also divine blended with nutmeg oil or eucalyptus which is one I tend to use if I’m coming down with a cold.
I love the smell of peppermint misted pillows it definitely helps me to relax and sleep well.
Peppermint essential oil is a good oil to have in at home, not only is it great for our pillow spray but you can also use it for soothing sore muscles, sooth sickness, reduce itchy bug bites and ease headaches. More uses of peppermint oil here.
What you need to make peppermint pillow spray
- small pump action spray bottle. You can re-purpose one, well washed out and rinsed or you can pick them up quite cheaply in shops.
- peppermint essential oil (plus others to blend if you wish)
How to make peppermint pillow spray
- fill the bottle with cold water almost to the top.
- add just 4 drops of your peppermint oil and a further 2 drops of nutmeg or eucalyptus if you’re using them too.
- fasten the lid securely and shake well. Shake before each use also.
How to use peppermint pillow mist
- Shake well to mix the oils into the water.
- Lightly mist your pillow
- You might also like to use this as a natural room spray too.
*Health Caution* When using natural essential oils it’s important to note that some natural essential oils are contraindicated for use with certain health conditions and pregnancy, always check before you use them and if in doubt consult a qualified aromatherapist. Always store oils and homemade pillow spray out of reach of children.
Essential oils are really wildly available now you can buy the popular ones at most chemist shops even the little local chemists or order online from places like Neal’s Yard.
You might also like our Natural Room Spray