Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Aroma: Minty, penetrating
Perfume Note: Top
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Aerial parts
Main Chemical Components: Menthol, carovne, cineol, limonene, menthone, pinene, thymol.
Benefits, Description and Uses: Peppermint essential oil is an energizing oil with a penetrating, minty aroma that helps to relieve both mental and physical fatigue. Use it in the daytime, as its energizing effect may keep you awake at night. Peppermint is soothing in a footbath after a long day on your feet, and one drop on a handkerchief is reviving during travel. This is also a great oil to use in a car diffuser for long trips.
Cautions: Can cause skin irritation.
All Essential Oils For Healing products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.