Peppermint has always been popular as a flavor enhancer in food and drinks. Other than its distinct flavor, it also has a cooling effect and can help relieve head tension and aid in digestion.
Helps relieve head tension
Increases focus and energy
Aids in digestion
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Herb
Plant Description: a herbaceous perennial plant that grows to be 30–90 cm tall, with smooth stems, square in cross section; leaves are dark green with reddish veins; produces small purple flowers.
Aroma: Sharp, penetrating scent based on its high menthol content, minty sweet
Color: Colorless to pale yellow
Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint and Thyme
Main Constituents: L-Menthol: 28 – 40%, L-Menthone: 18 – 25%
Kid Safe: May be used by children 10+
Pregnancy Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Breastfeeding Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Cat Safe: No
Dog Safe: No
Dilution Rate: 5% or less
More safety info: Storage life up to four (4) years. Don’t use this oil if you have cardiac fibrillation or G6PD deficiency. When used at rates higher than 5% this oil can cause burning sensations.