Certified Organic Peppermint Essential Oil 15 ml
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.
L-Menthol (alcohol), Menthofuron (furanoid)
Supports digestive system
Cooling effect to body
Soothing effect to muscles
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.