Peppermint is a perennial herb. Peppermint oil is extracted through steam distillation of the partially dried herb. Our peppermint essential oil is unadulterated and 100% pure.
INCI: Mentha piperita
ESSENCE: Friendly and dynamic, peppermint essential oil is both warming and cooling. It is a middle to top note.
EFFECTS: Peppermint helps promote focus and concentration. Good for those in need of inspiration and insight.
THERAPY: Primarily used in ointments and balms for its analgesic property to relieve muscle pain, lumbago, bruises and contusions, joint pain and insect bites, peppermint oil is also effective in treating digestive system ailments, aiding with dyspepsia, nausea, diarrhea and flatulence. Peppermint oil is also very beneficial for colds, influenza fever, headaches and migraines. Flies and ants do not like the scent, making peppermint essential oil a good natural insect repellent.
PRECAUTIONS: may irritate sensitive skin. Avoid during pregnancy