With its beautiful, fresh, intense minty aroma, Peppermint Essential Oil, Mentha piperita, offers numerous applications within beauty, cosmetic, aromatherapy and soapmaking applications.
Peppermint Essential Oil can help reduce mental fatigue, help maintain alertness and support healthy digestion. Insects tend to dispise the aroma of Peppermint Oil.
Peppermint Essential Oil blends especially well with essential oils in the mint, wood, spice, citrus and herbaceous families.
For topical formulations intended for adults, Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommend a dermal maximum of 5.4% for Peppermint Essential Oil. Avoid use on or near the face of babies and children.
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.