Peppermint Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, cool, 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 C02, 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.
Peppermint can be diluted in carrier oil and applied to the temples and back of the neck when having head and neck tension. Add, well-diluted, to a carrier oil for an uplifting massage.
It is also helpful to sniff when having a queasy stomach. Also useful at the end of a long day as a foot-soak, add a few drops to ½ cup of epsom salt dissolved in warm water.