Organic Peppermint is a perennial herb that grows widely in Europe, North America, and Asia. This leafy plant grows close to the ground and produces smooth, dark green leaves with clusters of small pinkish lavender flowers.
Originating in India, Organic Peppermint has been used for centuries for its revitalizing properties. Steam distilled from the leaves of the mint plant, Organic Peppermint Essential Oil creates a strong aromatic scent that has a fresh, cool, minty smell. This scent is invigorating to the senses that promotes energy and alertness. It is a refreshing and stimulating oil that is both soothing and enlightening.
Organic Peppermint Essential Oil has a cooling effect on the skin that is revitalizing and wonderful to the touch, due to its menthol content. With many amazing uses for this essential oil, Organic Peppermint, is a valuable addition to any oil collection.
To help relieve head and neck tension dilute Organic Peppermint Essential Oil using a 1-3% ratio with your favorite Plant Therapy carrier oil and apply to the neck and temples when tension occurs.
For an amazing foot soak add a few drops of Organic Peppermint to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and a ½ cup of epsom salt; dissolve in warm water and pamper your feet after a long day.
Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: A fresh, cool, sweet grassy-minty scent
Blends Well With: Basil Linalool, Coriander Seed, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Lemon, Palmarosa, Black Pepper, Rosemary 1,8 Cineole, Spearmint, Spruce Hemlock, Vanilla Oleoresin, Wintergreen, Ylang Ylang Complete.
Cautions: Do not apply on or near the face of infants and children. We recommend a maximum dilution of 5% for topical applications.