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Peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita)


Botanical name: Mentha piperita

INCI: Mentha piperita leaf oil

CAS No: 8006-90-4

EINECS No: 282-015-4

Country of origin: Morocco

Extraction method: Steam Distilled

Part used: Leaves

Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid

Gravity: 0.900-0.916

Major constituents

Mentha Furan, L-Menthol, Menthyl Acetate, Neo-Menthol, L-Menthone, IsoMenthone

Common uses: Peppermint Essential Oil is widely credited with being a digestive aid. Peppermint leaves contain menthol, which is a proven aid to digestion. The familiar aroma of Mentha piperita is known for both its warming and cooling properties. Friendly to the sinuses, peppermint is also useful to the muscular system, especially for women during monthly cycles or menopause. Properties include being refreshing, a mental stimulant and energizing. It relieves bad breath and is a good nerve tonic that helps with mental fatigue and nervous stress.