With its beautiful, fresh, intense minty aroma, Peppermint Essential Oil, Mentha piperita, offers numerous applications within beauty, cosmetic, aromatherapy and soapmaking applications.
Peppermint Essential Oil can help reduce mental fatigue, help maintain alertness and support healthy digestion. Insects tend to dispise the aroma of Peppermint Oil.
Peppermint Essential Oil blends especially well with essential oils in the mint, wood, spice, citrus and herbaceous families.
For topical formulations intended for adults, Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommend a dermal maximum of 5.4% for Peppermint Essential Oil. Avoid use on or near the face of babies and children.
Below is a summary of the major constituents present within our Peppermint Essential Oil:
- Menthol: 41.5%
- Menthone: 25.8%
- 1,8-cineole: 5.5%
- Isomenthone: 5.7%
- Methyl acetate: 5.1%
*Shelf life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the average reasonable shelf life of an ingredient
when it is stored and handled properly.