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
IndiaHistory 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
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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