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Peppermint Mentha piperita

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Extraction Method:

Steam Distilled

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Mentha piperita is a hybrid species from two plants, Mentha spicata and Mentha aquatica. It is a perennial herb growing between 30cm to 100cm in height.


Pale yellow

Aromatic Description: 

The aroma is powerful, minty, peppery and fresh. 

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Blends well with:

Most essential oils

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Common Uses: 

Peppermint relieves muscle spasms, inflammation, indigestion, nausea, irritable-bowel syndrome, and sinus and lung congestion. It also destroys bacteria, viruses, and parasites in the digestive tract. 

Small amounts stimulate the skin’s oil production and relieve itching from ringworm, herpes, scabies, and poison oak and ivy. 

Peppermint is used in liniments, although too much can burn the skin. 

As a stimulant, the scent counters insomnia, shock, mental fogginess, lack of focus, and “stuck” emotions.

Therapeutic Actions: 

Analgesic, anaesthetic, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific, vasoconstrictor, vermifuge.

Works with the following Body Systems:

Analgesic properties, Digestive, Lymphatic, Nervous, Respiratory, Skin care

Best form of Application:

To skin - Massage, compress, bath, ointment, skin care

Inhalation – direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporiser, steam inhalation.

Shelf life: 

Users can expect a shelf life of 6 Months to 1 Year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight).


No known toxicity.  Use well diluted.  High doses may trigger skin reactions in sensitive individuals.


Mint essential oil made its debut in the 16th century. 

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  • Model: AEO.PEP
  • 66 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Essentialz

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 14 April, 2006.