With its beautiful, fresh, intense minty aroma, Peppermint Essential Oil, Mentha piperita, offers numerous applications within beauty, cosmetic, aromatherapy and soapmaking applications.
Peppermint Essential Oil can help reduce mental fatigue, help maintain alertness and support healthy digestion. Insects tend to dispise the aroma of Peppermint Oil.
Peppermint Essential Oil blends especially well with essential oils in the mint, wood, spice, citrus and herbaceous families.
Do not use Peppermint Oil with babies or toddlers. A dermal maximum of 5.4% is recommended per Essential Oil Safety (Edition 2) by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young. Reading their full safety profile for Peppermint Essential Oil is recommended.
Below is a summary of the major constituents present within Natural Sourcing Peppermint Essential Oil:
- Menthol: 41.2%
- Menthone: 25.6%
- 1,8-cineole: 5.96%
- Isomenthone: 5.77%
- Methyl acetate: 5.69%
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil