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NOW Essential Oils Peppermint Oil, Organic

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  • Regular price $11.76

UPC 733739074522

Product ID 5337


Peppermint's brisk, uplifting aroma has been enjoyed for centuries, in both aromatherapeutic and culinary applications. Peppermint can be invigorating and rejuvenating, and can also be taken internally when properly diluted. NOW Peppermint Oil is 100% pure and steam distilled from fresh peppermint leaves.

Fun fact: It's believed that the genus Mentha was named for the mythological nymph Minthe, who, according to Roman legend, was seduced by Pluto, then turned into a plant by his jealous wife. Pluto then turned Minthe into an herb, to be valued by generations to come.

Peppermint is one of the most useful and beloved essential oils. Refreshing, cooling, uplifting, and restoring, peppermint has a variety of therapeutic uses. Used extensively in both Eastern and Western medicine for everything from indigestion to diarrhea, headaches to tired feet, and toothaches to cramps. Peppermint is also a big favorite among the food industry, and can be found as a flavoring agent in gums, candy, ice cream, and pastries. However, peppermint really shines in aromatherapy, as its fresh, comforting scent soothes and relieves all sorts of ailments, both mental and physical.

Mixes well with: Basil, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, myrrh, pine, rosemary, spearmint, tea tree, and wintergreen.

Mentha piperita

Ingredients: Organic peppermint oil (100% pure).

Aroma: Fresh, strong mint.

Attributes: Revitalizing, invigorating, cooling.

Energizing Blend: Add 1 drop each of organic peppermint oil and organic rosemary oil along with 2 drops of cinnamon oil to a diffuser and enjoy.

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from aerial parts.

Physical Characteristics:
Specific Gravity: 0.896-0.908
Refractive Index: 1.459-1.465

NOTE: Dropper insert is not included with the 4 oz. size bottles.

Purity Tested/Quality Assured. Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International.