Peppermint Essential Oil

Certified Organic

  • OG
  • Mentha piperita
  • Origin: India
Peppermint Essential Oil

SKU
eo_pepp1/2

Botanical Name

Mentha piperita

Parts Used

Flowering plant

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification

Top

Aroma

Fresh, very minty, hot, herbaceous, with a vegetative back note

Overview

Peppermint oil is used in all types of recipes from cleaning sprays to perfumes and aroma mists.

Packaging

1/2 oz., 1 oz., and 2 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Blends Well With

Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, rosemary, tea tree

Herbal Miscellany

Mild climate stress in the growing conditions of the plant increases the oil content and sesquiterpene levels in the oil.

Precautions

This oil is potentially choleretic, neurotoxic, and can irritate mucous membranes. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.