How to Use
Add (3) three to (4) four drops of the essential oil to the diffuser of your choice
|Aroma||Strong, sharp, minty, cool, invigorating|
|Odor Strength||Very high, strong|
|Blends Well With||Basil, coriander, eucalyptus globulus, eucalyptus radiata, geranium, lavender, lemon, black pepper, rosemary, spearmint, spruce, vanilla, wintergreen, ylang ylang|
|Blend||Number of Drops||Benefits||How to Use|
|Peppermint and Lavender||4 drops Peppermint, 4 drops Lavender||Promotes relaxation, eases tension, and helps alleviate anxiety||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes before bedtime or during moments of high stress|
|Peppermint and Lemon||3 drops Peppermint, 5 drops Lemon||Boosts energy, improves focus, and aids in digestion||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes during the day when you need an energy boost or improved focus|
|Peppermint and Eucalyptus||4 drops Peppermint, 4 drops Eucalyptus||Helps clear congestion, supports respiratory health, and soothes headaches||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes when experiencing congestion or to support overall respiratory health|
|Peppermint and Grapefruit||3 drops Peppermint, 5 drops Grapefruit||Increases energy, uplifts mood, and helps with stress relief||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes during the day when you need an energy boost or mood uplift|
|Peppermint and Ylang Ylang||4 drops Peppermint, 4 drops Ylang Ylang||Reduces stress, enhances relaxation, and promotes emotional balance||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes during times of stress or when you need a calming environment|
|Peppermint and Orange||3 drops Peppermint, 5 drops Orange||Boosts mood, increases energy, and supports immune function||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes during the day when you need an energy boost or mood uplift|
|Peppermint and Geranium||4 drops Peppermint, 4 drops Geranium||Balances hormones, supports emotional well-being, and promotes healthy skin||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes during times of hormonal imbalance or to support overall emotional well-being|
|Peppermint and Rosemary||4 drops Peppermint, 4 drops Rosemary||Promotes mental clarity, enhances memory, and supports respiratory health||Add the oils to a diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes when you need enhanced memory or mental clarity|
To reduce skin sensitivity, dilute with It’s Odorless Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply one to two drops on the desired area.
1 drop Essential Oil to 1 drop of Odorless Fractionated Coconut Oil
History, Science & Medical Uses
Peppermint has been used throughout history for a variety of medicinal and culinary purposes. The plant is native to Europe and the Middle East, and it has been used for centuries to treat a wide range of ailments, from digestive issues to colds. The ancient Greeks and Romans believed that peppermint was not only useful for treating physical ailments, but that it could also be used as an aid in meditation. This belief spread throughout Europe during the Middle Ages, leading to the popularization of peppermint as an herbal remedy.
In more recent history, peppermint essential oil has become widely known as an ingredient in many food items such as candy canes, ice cream, and even some alcoholic beverages. It is also commonly found in dental products like toothpaste and mouthwash due to its strong minty flavor and ability to freshen breath. Peppermint has also been incorporated into aromatherapy treatments due to its calming effects on the mind and body. Today, peppermint remains a popular flavor around the world for foods, beverages, medicine, and cosmetics alike – a testament to its long history of usefulness!
Peppermint has long been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments. It is known to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it an effective natural remedy for things like headaches, digestive issues, and skin irritations.
Additionally, peppermint essential oil can be used topically to relieve muscle pain and tension. Research has also found that peppermint oil can help reduce nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy treatment and may even help reduce the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. There are many more potential uses of peppermint in medical treatments, making it a valuable natural resource with a wide range of possible applications.
Peppermint’s unique aroma and flavor is derived from its essential oils, which contain key compounds such as menthol, menthone, and limonene. Among these, menthol has been found to have antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
Peppermint also contains tannins which help soothe throat irritation and reduce inflammation, making it a good choice for those looking for natural remedies.
The major components in peppermint are menthol, limonene, menthone, and cineole. Menthol has a cooling effect and helps to soothe the throat and respiratory system. Limonene is a natural stimulant that can help reduce stress levels and improve mood. Menthone has aromatic properties that can be used to aid digestion. Cineole is an antiseptic with antibacterial effects and can be used as an expectorant.
CAS: 84082-70-2 ; 8006-90-4
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|Beverages (ppm)||Ice Cream Ice Etc (ppm)||Candy (ppm)||Baked Goods (ppm)||Gelatins & Puddings (ppm)||Chewing Gum (ppm)||Others (ppm)|
|*PEPPERMINT, OIL– Mentha piperita L.||99||110||1200||300||200||8300||Alcoholic Beverages 240. Icings 43. Toppings 650.|
Flavoring Extract Manufacturers’ Association average maximum use levels (in ppm) on which the expert panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe.
Those substances which appear only on an FDA “White List” are indicated with an asterisk.Essential Guide to FEMA, MIXING & DILUTION (PPM)
Species: Mentha piperita L
Extracted Part: Leaves & Flower
|Chemical Name||% (W/W)|
|Menthyl Acetate||≥1; <10|
Aspect @ 20ºc: Clear Mobile Liquid
Colour: Colorless to Pale Yellow
Odour: Minty, Fresh
Density At 20ºc (g/mL): 0.90 – 0.910
Refractive Index Nd20: 1.455 – 1.465
Flash Point (ºc): 74