Peppermint Essential Oil Information
Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha x piperita) is also commonly known as Clary and Clear-Eye. Peppermint Essential Oil has a strong minty, cool, invigorating, and sharp aroma presenting a top fragrance note.
Peppermint Essential Oil is part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Pain Relief and Energy collections. The efficacious oil also works to revitalize and rejuvenate the respiratory system, helping to loosen mucus related to occasional environmental threats. Use Peppermint to support a regularly functioning digestive system, encouraging the expulsion of intestinal gasses and easing an upset stomach.
Peppermint Essential Oil also may alleviate mental fatigue and boost energy and alertness. The oil promotes fresh perspectives while inspiring creativity and self-confidence. Diffuse Peppermint to uplift the mood, easing tension and overwhelming emotions.
When properly diluted, Peppermint Essential Oil helps cool irritated skin, also soothing muscle strain after a workout or tired, achy feet and legs.
Peppermint Essential Oil also may help:
● Freshen and disinfect the air in your home
● Cleanse irritated skin when added to a facial steam
● Deter insects and rodents from your home
● Promote a healthy immune system
Caution: Peppermint Essential Oil is a hot oil. Always dilute hot oils with a carrier oil to prevent skin sensitization.
Peppermint vs Cornmint
Peppermint’s aroma is minty, cool, invigorating, and sharp.
- Cornmint’s aroma is minty, sweet, warm, and herbaceous.
Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita
Country of Origin: USA
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaf
Aroma: Mint, Sweet
Blends Well With: Blend of Vanilla, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Ravintsara, Rosemary
Peppermint Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation of the leaf of Mentha x piperita.
The main constituents in Peppermint Essential Oil are:
Menthol - provides a medium mentholic aroma
Menthone - provides a medium minty aroma
Menthyl acetate - provides a medium mentholic aroma
1,8-Cineole - provides a high herbal aroma
neo-Menthol - provides a medium mentholic aroma
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Oils Found in Relief
• 10 drops Roman Chamomile
• 4 drops Eucalyptus Radiata
• 4 drops Lavender
• 7 drops Peppermint
• 5 drops Rosemary
• 2 tablespoons FCO
Mix all together. Massage into affected areas as needed.
Morning Wake-Up Shower Rinse
- 2 cups Sparkling Mineral Water or Seltzer Water
- 2 drops Peppermint
- 1 drop Eucalyptus Citriodora
- Juice of one Lemon
Mix all together into a bowl. While in shower after you have washed yourself all over but before the final rinse, sponge this mixture all over your body from head to toe, including hair. Rinse off with tepid water, not too hot, and pat your skin dry. Follow with a moisturizer if needed.