Peppermint Essential Oil
15 ML Peppermint pure essential oil. Comes in an amber glass 15 ML bottle with a dropper insert.
Suggested use: For aromatherapy use. For any topical applications dilute with a carrier oil such as olive oil, apricot oil or jojoba oil before using. Always consult a professional essential oil reference for dilution ratios and uses. Drops can be added to a diffuser, follow manufacturers instructions.
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita, Process Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Whole plant, above the ground, harvested before flowering
Family: Lamiaceae Origin: India, USA
Main Properties: L-Menthol: 35.5%, Menthofuron: 3.6%
Color/Texture: Thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Profile: Strong aroma, top note, sharp, minty fresh, slightly herbaceous, high menthol content makes the scent very penetrating.
Blends Well With: Basil, Black Pepper, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Niaouli, Ravensara, Rosemary, Pine, Tea Tree
Abstract: Native to southern Europe. A perennial herb that grows to about two feet in height, with underground runners. The leaves and stems are dark green and slightly fuzzy. Peppermint is used universally in many dental pastes, gas aids, creams and gums. It is also used as a flavoring agent in foods.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not use on sensitive or damaged skin. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Do not use during pregnancy. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA, please consult a qualified medical health professional before use.
Store: in a cool dark area. Preferably in a dark glass bottle. To prolong the life of your essential oils, store them in unopened bottles in the refrigerator.