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Cornmint Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Cornmint Essential Oil

Botanical Name: mentha arvensis

Cornmint is known to chase away feelings of inferiority and help a person be more open. Often confused with Peppermint, Cornmint tends to be less sweet than Peppermint, but warm and pleasant.

Not a well-known oil, you may want to take some time to get to know Cornmint. Diffuse to uplift mood, blend into bath oil, or drop into your detergent.

Uses of Cornmint Essential Oil
  • Rodents and bugs do not like Cornmint, so it is a natural repellant.
  • Cornmint, because if its high menthol properties and cool feel, is perfect for homemade foot spray.
  • This oil is often used in soaps, household cleansers and detergents.
  • If searching for a cooling oil for your massage oil or lotion, consider Cornmint.
This oil is sourced from

India

History and Background

Cornmint is used in Eastern and Chinese medicine and is also known as field mint or wild mint. Cornmint, with its high concentration of menthol, is often grown and harvested for the production of menthol.

Physical Description

This oil is pale yellow to greenish in color and thin in consistency.

Aromatic Description

Green, minty, warm, camphor-like aroma

Biological Makeup and Components

Menthol, menthone, isomenthonementhyl, piperitone, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol

Extraction Technique

Steam distilled from flowers and leaves

Information for Aromatherapists

Cornmint essential oil is a top note and blends well with Basil, Benzoin, Black Pepper, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Naiouli, Orange, Pine, Ravensara, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Vanilla, other mint oils and citrus oils. Do not use in large concentrations.

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

Cautions
  • With its high amount of menthol, it may cause skin irritation.
  • Always dilute in carrier. Patch test before using on skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using this essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of infants and children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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