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Organic Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)

Organic Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)

Purely Essential Organic Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)
  • 100% Pure and Natural, unrefined, steam distilled
  • Not tested on animals
  • Vegan friendly
  • Supplied in amber glass bottle with tamper evident dropper cap
  • PRODUCT INFO

    Aroma
    Peppermint essential oil is a fresh, menthol oil with a strong, minty and cooling aroma. 

    The plant
    The peppermint plant is native to Europe but nowadays the USA is the major producer of peppermint oil. The stem grows to about 3 foot high and has purple spiked flowers and serrated leaves. It is a hybrid of Watermint and Spearmint.

    Affects
    Peppermint essential oil is cooling when hot and warming when cold. It is used to disperse heat both physically and emotionally (e.g. anger). It has a stimulating and replenishing affect, so is useful for relieving tiredness, easing tension and helping the muscles in the digestive system.

    Chemical constituents
    Menthol (Alcohol), Menthyl acetate (Ester), Carvone, Jasmone, Menthone (Ketones), Carvacrol (Phenol), Limonene, Phellandrene (Terpenes).

    Blending
    Peppermint oil blends well with benzoin, eucalyptus, marjoram, lemon, lavender and rosemary.
  • Technical data

    All our technical data including MSDS can be found on our 'Technical Data' page

  • Directions/Precautions

    Some suggested directions for use:
    Dilute 6-10 drops, add to bath.
    Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner. 
    Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation. 
    Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.

    Precautions:
    Do not take internally unless prescribed
    Keep away from children and eyes.

    Used in excess can cause skin irritation

    If pregnant or have a medical condition consult your practitioner before use.
    If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.
    If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.

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