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Peppermint Essential Oil

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Concentration is imperative to staying present and focusing on the task at hand but we all get a little foggy sometimes. We lose sleep and our mind wanders. It happens. Thankfully, Peppermint is a brilliant solution to drifting thoughts and sore bodies.

 

Peppermint’s cool and clearing aroma is refreshing with minty layers of sweetness. Diffuse Peppermint near your desk or gently inhale it to eliminate feelings of grief, worry or heaviness.

 

A cross between a number of wild mints, Peppermint was first widely discovered in the 17th century. The plant grows up to 3 feet and has purplish stems and pale-violet flowers. The entire plant is put through a steam distillation process to extract the oil which pairs well with resin essential oils.

 

**Euro droppers are not included with 4 oz bottles**

Details

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita

Type: Super High Menthol

Origin: USA

Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Whole Plant

Note: Top

Family: Lamiaceae

Blends Well With: Myrrh, and other resins

Aroma: Refreshingly minty, fresh, sweet, and similar to Peppermint gum and mints

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Reports
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Peppermint batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Mentha piperita. No contamination or adulteration was detected

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician. Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children. Avoid if you have cardiac fibrillation or G6PD deficiency.


Adult Max Dilution: 5.4%


Shelf Life: 2-3 Years

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Peppermint, 2 drops of Lavender, 5 drops of Roman Chamomile and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake to mix well. Massage into sore muscles. (1.7% dilution)


BITE AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Peppermint, 2 drops of Helichrysum, 3 drops of Lavender and 1 ounce of aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of relieving insect bites. (1.7% dilution)


UPLIFT: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Peppermint, 5 drops of Lime and 5 drops of Lemon. Or add Peppermint to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.


CLEANING SPRAY: To an 8 ounce spray bottle add: 20 drops of Peppermint, 40 drops of Lemon and 30 drops of Tea Tree, then fill with 2 oz grain alcohol and 6 oz distilled water. Shake well before each use.


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Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Peppermint batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Mentha piperita. No contamination or adulteration was detected

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