Clearwater Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Peppermint (piperita) Oil, is an essential oil referred to by the botanical name Mentha piperita, is a hybrid plant between water mint and spearmint. This particular peppermint oil is steam distilled from the leaves just before flowering which yields 0.1-1.0% of piperita peppermint oil. It has a fresh and sharp menthol aroma that is widely used in the food, flavoring and cosmetic industries. Like many essential oils, peppermint oil is commonly used in aromatherapy for its appealing scent and therapeutic properties. Can be found in soap, lip balm, body butters, and candles.
Common Uses: Peppermint oil is promoted for topical use (applied to the skin) for problems like headache, muscle aches, joint pain, and itching. In aromatherapy, peppermint oil is promoted for treating coughs and colds, reducing pain, improving mental function, and reducing stress.
Caution: The strong aroma and menthol content should be avoided during pregnancy.
Ingredients: 100% Peppermint (Piperita) Essential Oil
Pure essential oils are highly concentrated and should be handled with care.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Mentha piperita|
|EXTRACTION METHOD||Steam Distilled|
|SCENT||sharp menthol aroma|
|STRENGTH OF AROMA||strong|
>140°F (>60 °C)