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Peppermint Essential Oil - Certified Organic - 10ml

Peppermint Essential Oil - Certified Organic - 10ml

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Name: Peppermint essential oil

Common Names: Mint, peppermint

Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita L.

Family: Lamiaceae

Plant Part Used: Leaves

Extraction Method: Steam distilled

Perfumery Note: Top

Aromatic Intensity: Strong

Aromatic Description: Fresh, strong, grassy, minty, cool, menthol, clean

Colour/Characteristics: Clear to pale yellow with a thin consistency

Main Chemical Constituents: menthol, menthone, menthyl acetate, isomenthone, limonene, ß-pinene, α-pinene, pulegone, piperitone

Blends Well With: Rosemary, lemon, spearmint, niaouli, thyme, juniper berry, ginger, sweet orange, pine, black pepper

Properties/Uses: Analgesic, antiviral, antispasmodic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, vermifuge, stimulant, antitussive, decongestant, expectorant, mucolytic, carminative, digestive, cholagogue, anti-emetic, antidepressant, anitneuralgic, vasoconstrictor, emmenagogue.  Peppermint essential oil may be used to help treat sluggish circulation, varicose veins, digestive issues, travel sickness, gastrointestinal spasms, stomach upsets, colic, cramping, halitosis, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, post-surgical nausea, muscular spasms, muscular stiffness, muscular aches and pains, tight muscles, rheumatism, fibromyalgia, sprains, arthritis, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, bursitis, bruises, migraines, neuralgia, shingles, dysmenorrhea, painful cramps, bronchitis, sinusitis, coughs, head cold, common cold, congestion and flus.

Energetics: Peppermint essential oil may be used to help relieve mental fatigue, fatigue, inability to focus, low self-esteem, nervous depression, lethargy and apathy.  It may be used to help inspire enthusiasm, aid concentration, clear the mind, stimulate, invigorate, promote alertness, inspires, promotes insight, increase self-esteem, increases awareness and perception.

Use: Diffuse, direct inhalation, bath, skin care, massage, oil vaporiser, oil burner, balms, ointments, salves, cream

Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritant, may be occasionally sensitising.  It can cause irritation to the skin and mucus membranes and should be kept well away from the eyes. It is recommended that peppermint oil should not be used on young children as there is a potential risk for respiratory issues.  Tisserand & Young state that peppermint oil should be avoided in cases of cardiac fibrillation and in individuals with G6PD deficiency.  Has GRAS status.

Conservation Status: Not listed


We do not recommend these products as a replacement for traditional medicine.

Do Not Ingest.

Do Not Use Undiluted.

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.

Discontinue Use If Irritation Occurs.

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