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Peppermint Essential Oil Summary

All Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Peppermint Essential Oil is known for its stimulating aroma. May help improve alertness, stamina, focus, and energy. Should not be used prior to bed time.

  • Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
  • Extracted From: Leaves, Flowers, Buds
  • Color: Clear – Light Yellow
  • Aroma: Fresh, Minty
  • Aroma Strength: Strong
  • Benefits: Anti-microbial, Anti-Nausea, Digestive Health, Nervous System, Muscle and Joint, Respiratory Health
  • Beneficial For: Digestive Issues, Muscle Soreness, Pain & Tightness, Headaches, Alertness, Focus, Energy, Sinus Issues,
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: Menthol, Menthone, Menthyl acetate, Neomenthol, 1,8-Cineole, Menthofuran

Things to Know About Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil Is Also Known As

Mentha piperita

Things to note about Peppermint Oil

  • Peppermint oil is a very intense oil and is considered to be one of the most potent steam distilled oil in the world. Contains Menthol which can cause a cooling sensation.
  • Peppermint oil is considered aphrodisiac. May help improve libido

How To Use Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Peppermint oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.