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Peppermint

SKU: 1024-15

$26.67

BV 20


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Certified Organic Peppermint Essential Oil 15 ml 

Menthe piperita

Peppermint is an extremely popular and well-known essential oil thanks to its current wide use in the toothpaste and food industries. Fortunately, peppermint is being rediscovered for its many medicinal, beauty and emotional uses. Peppermint, a hybrid of watermint and spearmint has a sharp menthol aroma that is pungent and powerful. Peppermint blends well with citrus, herbaceous and woodsy scents.

AromaticTopical

Extracted From

Leaves

Extraction Method

Steam distillation

Origin

India

Main Constituents

L-Menthol (alcohol), Menthofuron (furanoid)

Supports digestive system 
Cooling effect to body 
Soothing effect to muscles 
Cleansing properties 
Supports good oral health 
Supports respiratory system

Used in many mouthwashes and mints to freshen breath 
May add luster to skin and hair 
Used in many insect repellents

Promotes mental clarity 
Supports the sensory system

Peppermint’s name can be traced to Greek mythology. Hades, god of the dead, pursued Minthe, a beautiful nymph. Persephone, Hades’ wife, turned Minthe into an easily trampled plant, in her jealousy. Unable to restore Minthe, Pluto made sure Minthe would always be remembered for her fragrant aroma.

Can be applied neat, but dilution with a carrier oil is recommended, diffuse or inhale, generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA. Please check for skin sensitivity as peppermint can cause irritation to sensitive skin.

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