Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint essential oil is steam distilled from Mentha piperita, a flowering perennial herb that grows prolifically wherever it is planted.

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Peppermint Essential Oil Properties

  • This oil is said to be beneficial for acne, dermatitis, eczema, headaches, insect bites, mental fatigue and migraines.
  • Has anti-depressant, anti-septic, astringent and insect repelling properties.
  • Very often used as a fragrance component in handmade soaps. 
  • Has a pale yellow color and has a strong, sharp, fresh mint scent.
  • Avoid during pregnancy and may cause skin sensitization in some individuals.
  • Blends nicely with other herbal oils, citrus oils as well as bergamot, benzoin, black pepper, cedarwood, eucalyptus, geranium, juniper, lavender, pine and tea tree.

This information is provided for reference use only and is not meant to substitute the advice of a licensed health care professional.

Peppermint Essential Oil Blends

  • 1.0 part Peppermint
  • 1.0 part Spearmint
  • 2.0 part Eucalyptus
  • 1.0 part Peppermint
  • 3.0 part Bay
  • 4.0 part Mandarin
  • 2.0 part Peppermint
  • 2.0 part Rosemary
  • 1.0 part Clary Sage
  • 1.0 part Peppermint
  • 3.0 part Sweet Orange
  • 1.0 part Lemongrass
  • 1.0 part Peppermint
  • 2.0 part Bergamot
  • 2.0 part Sweet Orange
  • 1.0 part Peppermint
  • 1.0 part Tea Tree
  • 3.0 part Lavender

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