Organic Peppermint Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita
Main Constituents: L-Menthol: 35.5%, Menthofuron: 3.6%
Plant Part: Herb
Scent: Fresh and Herbaceous
Color: Colorless to Pale Yellow
Perfumery Note: Top
Initial Aroma Strength: Strong
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Historical Background of Organic Peppermint Essential Oil
Organic Peppermint essential oil is a liquid extracted from the herb, "peppermint," which is botanically known as "Mentha Piperita." Peppermint results from the hybridization of watermint and spearmint, so we can say that peppermint possesses these two herbs' properties. The herb is endemic to the Middle East and Europe and is now cultivated in many other regions.
We extract Organic Peppermint essential oil from the herb of Mentha Piperita by using a steam-distillation process. The essential oil holds a fresh, minty, and herbaceous odor and is clear but turns into pale yellow color over time.
Ancient Uses of Organic Peppermint Essential Oil
The uses of peppermint herb began increasing very shortly after the herb was first discovered. People used the leaves and essential oil of peppermint for good gardening practices and repelled insects and mosquitoes. Many health professionals also recommended using peppermint leaves and essential oil for people who suffered from nerve and muscle pain and severe itching.
Modern Uses of Organic Peppermint Essential Oil
Latest scientific research suggests that Organic Peppermint essential oil comprises several powerful chemical components that are very useful for human health. One of the chief components of the oil "Menthol." It is known to be analgesic (pain-relieving). Thus, It can be worth saying that Organic Peppermint essential oil may help reduce muscle aches, joint pains, headaches, and inflammation. When massaged, Organic Peppermint essential oil may help reduce muscle tension and muscle spasms; thus, the oil may promote calmness and a sense of relaxation. Diffusion of Organic Peppermint essential oil is beneficial for opening nasal passways and throat airways and promoting easy breathing, which is a blessing for people with cold, flu, and chest congestion. When diffused, Organic Peppermint essential oil's minty, calming, and soothing aroma may support cognitive functioning and can help uplift the mood, enhance mental clarity, maintain stress levels, and enhance alertness. Not only this, many people opine that Organic Peppermint essential oil contributes to repelling insects like lice, crickets, and fleas as well as mosquitos.
Disclaimer: These statements (and all statements herein) have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Essential Oils sold by VINEVIDA are to be used for cosmetic purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure, or prevent a disease or ailment. Research citations are added merely to support the claims to a certain extent. VINEVIDA makes no representation to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the published information. Read our DISCLAIMER for further details.
Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.