Friday, June 17, 2011

Peppermint Essential Oil

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Peppermint Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Flowering plant
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Fresh, very minty, hot, herbaceous, with a vegetative back note
Largest Producing Countries: Hungary, USA, and Egypt

Traditional Use: Has many culinary and pharmaceutical uses. It is also used for its soothing qualities on the digestive system.


Blends Well With: Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree

Of Interest: Mild climate stress in the growing conditions of the plant increases the oil content and sesquiterpene levels in the oil.

Safety Data: Avoid in epilepsy and while pregnant. May cause skin irritation. Avoid with homeopathics.

Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. 

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential 

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