Peppermint Oil, 100% Pure
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) oil is steam distilled from the fresh or partly dried plant above ground just before flowering which yields 0.1-1.0% of Piperita Peppermint Oil. It has a fresh and sharp menthol aroma that is widely used in the food, flavoring, and cosmetic industries. Like many essential oils, Peppermint Oil is commonly used in aromatherapy for its appealing scent and therapeutic properties.
INCI: Mentha piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Essential Oil
The health benefits of peppermint oil include its ability to treat indigestion, respiratory problems, headache, nausea, fever, stomach and bowel spasms, as well as for pain relief. Due to the presence of menthol, menthone and menthyl esters.
Peppermint oil can also be used as a flavoring agent. You will find very few people who find peppermint unsuitable to their palate. Peppermint oil contains numerous minerals and nutrients including manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, folate, potassium, and copper. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
Peppermint Oil Uses:Asthma, colic, exhaustion, fever, flatulence, headache, nausea, scabies, sinusitis, vertigo. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 59-67.]
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Part Used: Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Please consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. For very in-depth information on essential oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.
-Add a drop to your tea or beverage for digestion/stomach issues.
-You can apply approximately 5 drops over your stomach for indigestion/stomach problems.
-Massage the oil on muscle or joint pain to alleviate inflammation/pain.
-When Massaged into the bottom of your feet it will help with fever reduction.
-When applied onto skin it can prevent/stop itching.
-Inhale the fumes and aroma for mood/mental issues.
-Rub productu onto forehead, temples and sinus area for pain relief.
-Mix a few drops into your bathwater for calming aromatherapeutic effects.
-You can even apply directly to scalp to help aid with itching.
Blending: Peppermint Essential Oil can be successfully blended best with Sandalwood Essential Oil, Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint, Lavender Oil and Thyme Essential Oils.
Disclaimer: The strong aroma and menthol content should be avoided during pregnancy.
FDA Statement. This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.