It is said to be an energizer, headache reliever, and appetite suppressant. This old time mint smells wonderful too. Add to Vanilla for a Peppermint Patty scent. Our Footsie Lotion has wonderful Peppermint in it's formula. Boosts alertness. 100% pure essential oil. No carrier oil has been added. Here is a photo of Peppermint growing in our garden, it’s at least 10 years old. Said to repel ants, spiders, rodents and bee where you don’t want them.