Peppermint


Pure Peppermint Essential Oil 10ml Country of Origin: India


  • Category: Essential Oils
  • SKU: 2025

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Description

Latin name: Mentha piperita

Family name: Labiatae.

Peppermint oil is distilled from the leaves and flowering tops and should be a pale yellow to light green oil. It has an earthy, grassy, sweet, mint aroma.  Herbalists in ancient Greece and Rome used peppermint for nearly every ailment.

Some traditional uses: For energy, and brighter mood, reducing pain, to help breathing, improve mental clarity and memory. Its main chemical components are: Menthol, menthone, menthyl acetate, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol.

Emotional profile: For shock, overwork, apathy, helplessness.

Blends with: Rosemary, eucalyptus, lemon, marjoram, and lavender.

Warnings: Peppermint may irritate sensitive skin and should be avoided during pregnancy.