Peppermint Essential Oil {Mentha piperita}    

Source: Oregon, USA     Certified Organic

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tips.

Oregon is now famous for peppermint production. Long used as a digestive aid, ending a meal with a sprig of mint to aid in digestion and sweeten the breath is an ancient custom.


The clear, thin oil has a very strong, fresh, minty aroma with an herbaceous aside. It is a top note in perfumery.


Basil, bergamot, black pepper, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, Melissa, noble fir, ravensara, rosemary, sweet orange, tea tree.


Analgesic (pain relieving), antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, immune supportive, relieves headache, bronchiodilator, antimicrobial, antiseptic, nervine (calms and soothes nerves), reduces fever, decongestant, expectorant, aids digestion, expels excess gas, eases nausea and vomiting, promotes oral cleanliness, anesthetic.


Stimulating, aids concentration, promotes alertness, invigorating, combats fatigue, encourages self-confidence, enhances creativity, calms anger, encourages a fresh perspective.



Avoid with children under age 5, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease, especially around nose and mouth, due to high 1,8-cineole content. 1,8-cineole may cause seizures, central nervous system problems or respiratory distress in sensitive individuals.


As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier oil).

{For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.}




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