One of the most widely used essential oil is peppermint but did you know it can be used for improving your focus, concentration, overall mental clarity and a quick boost of energy? Studies have shown that peppermint oil can be used to stimulate mental clarity, concentration, improves focus and memory. Peppermint essential oi l stimulates the limbic system in the brain called the hippocampus- this is the part of the brain that involves new memories, learning and emotions. By stimulating this region, peppermint essential oil improves your awareness and alertness which then leads to improved cognitive performance. By waking your senses peppermint gives you a natural boost of energy which allows you to focus. How to use Peppermint Essential oil: Peppermint oi l must be diluted first with a carrier oil to be used on the skin and can also be used by inhalation. If choosing inhalation of peppermint essential oil over topical application, you can use a diffuser which we have several on our site along with peppermint essential oil .