Ogam Essential Oil Peppermint is revered for its effects on both body and mind. On the physical level, it can help open up the lungs and calm an over-worked body. It is used often in the autumn and winter months to help soothe the lungs and clear nasal pathways to give us ease of breath. Refreshing to the body and spirit, peppermint can ease tension and lift dull or hazy feelings. A useful staple to your home collection, it can sharpen the mind and help bring us right back into the present.