Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: July 2014
Shelf Life: 4-5 years
Plant Part: Leaves
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Minty, sweet, crisp, strong menthol
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fir Needle Siberian, Geranium, Grapefruit Pink, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Wintergreen
Our finest organic Peppermint oil sparkling with a clear crisp sweet candy aroma. Organic grown, certified organic distilled, and food grade. A particularly strong oil; GC-MS analysis reveals a higher percentage of Menthol than our other Peppermint from India, so just a tiny amount goes a long way! For the strongest Peppermint see our Peppermint Premium
By adding a couple drops to a duster, mop, or sponge you can enjoy a lingering fresh scent wherever you clean. Peppermint is known to repel ants, aphids, beetles, caterpillars, fleas, flies, mosquitoes and lice. A few drops on the pillow can aid clear breathing plus keep insects at bay making it one of the must have oils to pack especially when taking an outdoor or camping holiday.
Excellent for combating migraines, mental fatigue, depression and motion sickness. A few drops in a tealight candle oil diffuser, diffuser, or bath water can uplift mind and body, refresh the spirit, stimulate mental agility and improve concentration.
Peppermint can also be helpful with apathy, shock, nervous stress and vertigo as well as colic, cramps, flatulence and nausea. Known to relieve pain in cases of toothache, aching feet, rheumatism, muscular pains and painful menstruation.
Peppermint essential oil can also help with dry coughs, sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, colds and flu as many bacterial, fungal, and viral infections are destroyed by it. In determining the virucidal effects of Peppermint oil
against herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2), The Virology Department of The University of Heidelberg, Germany reports that "after 3 h of incubation of herpes simplex virus with peppermint oil an antiviral activity of about 99% could be demonstrated"
Batch specific GC/MS report of our organic Peppermint essential oil is available. Select option during checkout to include it with your order or contact us prior to purchase to receive by email.
: acne, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, asthma, astringent, bronchitis, colds, colic, cough, depression, dermatitis, dyspepsia, fatigue, fever, flatulence, flu, food poisoning, halitosis, headache, herpes, hives, hysteria, inflammation, insecticide, liver problems, migraine, muscle pain, nausea, neuralgia, palpitations, rheumatism, ringworm, sinusitis, stomach cramp, stress, toothache, tuberculosis, vertigo
General use: Oil diffusers and diffusers, potpourri, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
: Non-toxic, non-irritant except in concentration, use in moderation. Do not use while pregnant or on infants. Do not use near eyes. Avoid Peppermint pure essential oil in cardiac fibrillation, epilepsy, and fever. Can be a dermal or mucous membrane irritant in some individuals.