Peppermint Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita

Country of Origin: India

Cultivation Method: Organic

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Flowering Herb

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Aromatic Description: Peppermint Japanese has a sharp, penetrating mint scent based on its high menthol content. The sweetness of the vapor makes it easy to see why it is such a common flavoring and scenting agent.

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Of course, most people will associate it with being a scenting agent in skin and hair care products (where it has a cooling effect by constricting capillaries and helping with bruises and sore joints, soaps, and candles. This is largely due to it's menthol content - typically 85%. 

Blends well with: Peppermint Japanese blends well with Basil Holy, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood Atlas, Eucalyptus Globulus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin Red, Marjoram Sweet, Niaouli Organic, Pine Black Wild Crafted, Rosemary, Spearmint, and Thyme Red

History: Peppermint and its name has its roots in Greek mythology. Pluto - God of the dead - fell in love with Minthe, herself a beautiful nymph. Pluto's goddess wife Persephone became jealous and turned Minthe into a plant, but out of respect for her beauty, she ensured that she would have a wonderful and fragrant aroma.

Certified Organic : This oil is Certified Organic. All of our Certified Organic Essential Oils are from carefully selected stocks. They are recognized as Certified Organic Processors and their oils have all been certified under the world renowned QAI Organics Standard. Chemicals such as pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers are prohibited. Instead the products are cultivated using traditional farming methods. Soil fertility is built; natural systems are worked with, not against; there is minimal, if any damage to the environment, and most importantly, Mother Nature is being respected.

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General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.