Source Vitál Apothecary

Peppermint Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Peppermint Essential Oil

Botanical Name: mentha piperita

Peppermint is one of the most universally-loved essential oils, known best for its stimulating aroma and uplifting aromatherapy properties. A must-have oil in any home or professional aromatherapy kit.

Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil
  • Stimulates the mind and adds a pep to your step when you breathe in deeply
  • Improves the appearance of skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis and ringworm
  • Can be used in aromatherapy diffusers to promote positivity and enhance mood
  • Natural insect repellent
  • Good for temporary relief of sore muscles, while leaving a feeling of tingly, coolness on the skin.
This oil is sourced from

India

History and Background

In Chinese medicine, cool/dry energy, earth and wood element, circulates Qi, clears hot phlegm, stimulates nerves and brain, stimulates Stomach and intestinal Qi. Psychologically, enhances receptive capacities on mental and spiritual level. Good for those needing inspiration and insight, facilitates “digestion” of new ideas and emotional tolerance.

Physical Description

Peppermint essential oil is pale yellow or greenish color.

Aromatic Description

Peppermint essential oil is described as very penetrating, grassy, camphor-like, fresh, cool, pungent, sweet, clean, minty.

Biological Makeup and Components

Menthol (29-48%), menthone (20-31%), mentyl acetate, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol.

Extraction Technique

Steam distillation from flowering herb.

Information for Aromatherapists

Peppermint essential oil is a top note. Blends well with Benzoin, Rosemary, Lavender, Marjoram, Lemon, Eucalyptus and other mints. Up to 2% in blends.

Our Peppermint essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

Cautions
  • Non-toxic, non-irritant except in concentration.
  • Avoid during pregnancy or while breast feeding.
  • Avoid use in children under 2 years.
  • If you have epilepsy, fever, heart disease, cancer, liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using Peppermint essential oil.
  • Always keep Peppermint essential oil out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot
Additional Safety Information
100% Pure Peppermint Essential Oil from Source Vitál
Peppermint Essential Oil




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