Ingredients: 100% pure Essential Oil of Peppermint
Main Constituents: Menthone: 32.60% l-Menthol: 41.0%
Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis
Plant Part: Herb
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Some of the Therapeutic effects:
Excellent for digestion, combating stomach ailments, as a decongestant, and for skin disorders. Used for colds, flu, flatulence, headaches, indigestion, nausea, toothache and sunburn, helps with bruises and sore joints. It is also viewed as an antispasmodic and antimicrobial agent.
Origins: The Egyptians used this aromatic herb in flavouring wine and food and valued its menthol content. Recorded in the 17th century that is was the herb most useful for stomach complaints such as wind and vomiting.
Peppermint Essential Oil can be sensitizing due to the menthol content. Avoid use during pregnancy. Avoid mucus membranes (eyes/nose/mouth). Always consult with a Qualified Medical or Natural Therapy Practitioner before using essential oils for medicinal purposes. This information on peppermint oil is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
We only stock cold pressed or steam extracted essential oils -(never solvent extracted)
Due to its high menthol content, this essential oil may arrive crystallized and solid. We would recommend placing the bottle in a very hot water bath and changing the water frequently as often as needed. Once it is back to its liquid state, be sure to shake well before use.