To relieve the pain of an occasional headache I rub in a drop (they recommend diluted but I just use it undiluted) and rub into the side of my temples (not to close to your eyes otherwise it burns your eyes). To relieve sinus congestion I rub some of it above my lip below the nostril that is plugged. It also makes a great scent in a diffuser. You can research on your own about the many uses of peppermint oil. https://www.youngliving.com/en_US/products/peppermint-essential-oil
Lavender oil is a versatile oil associated with a variety of uses. Lavender oil is associated with relieving feelings of emotional stress and anxiety. It is commonly used in aromatherapy by placing a few drops in a diffuser or sparingly applying topically to your temples, neck, chest, or back. You can also rub it into the palms of your hands and inhale or apply Lavender oil to the bottoms of your feet. It is a common ingredient in skin care products. It has also been used to assist people to relax to more readily fall asleep. For this purpose place a few drops of Lavender oil in your palms and rub it on your pillowcase. A variety of other uses for Lavender oil include its antibacterial properties and use as a disinfectant. It has been commonly used in vaporizers for assisting in relieving sinus congestion from colds and respiratory conditions. It is a great essential oil to have around the home to experiment with its potential positive benefits. You can search the internet and explore other common uses of Lavender oil.
We have used this at home and in our offices. It is important to look at the ingredients in soaps that you use to wash your hands. Many of them have toxic chemicals in it. Thieves is a blend of essential oils that sanitizes hands safely. I use thieves waterless hand purifier when away from home and thieves foaming soap when at home or at my office. https://www.youngliving.com/en_US/products/thieves-foaming-hand-soap
Contains other essential oils as well as peppermint oil to clean and sanitize hands. Great for carrying around in your pocket or purse during cold and flu season and use when needed. Every fall or winter I order 4-5 of these 1 fl. oz. bottles and it lasts me throughout cold and flu season. https://www.youngliving.com/en_US/products/thieves-waterless-hand-purifier