Peppermint

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Peppermint Essential Oil - Single Distillation

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Extracted From: Leaves Only
Farming Method: Organic
Nation of Harvest: USA
Size: 10ml (1/3 ounce)

Our Peppermint essential oil boasts a wonderfully fresh, green, cooling, and penetrating minty aroma with grassy-sweet undertones. This high-quality oil is perfect for both aromatherapy and natural perfumery. Due to its strong aroma and high menthol content, the amount of Peppermint oil used in formulations should be carefully considered.

Key Benefits and Uses:

  • Alertness and Focus: Peppermint oil's fresh aroma can help increase alertness and improve concentration.
  • Digestive Health: It is beneficial for treating upset stomach, motion sickness, general nausea, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • Pain Relief: The oil can reduce inflammation, which helps alleviate achy muscles and headaches, including migraines.
  • Respiratory Support: Peppermint oil can be employed as an expectorant to relieve respiratory issues.
  • Other Uses: It is also indicated for PMS symptoms, as a liver tonic, and can act as an analgesic, antiviral, antibacterial, astringent, and insect repellent.

Single Distilled vs. Triple Distilled Peppermint Oil:

  • Single Distilled Peppermint Oil: This version retains the natural, full-bodied aroma and therapeutic properties of the peppermint plant. It includes a broader range of constituents, making it suitable for holistic aromatherapy and therapeutic uses.
  • Triple Distilled Peppermint Oil: This type undergoes additional distillation processes to refine the oil, often resulting in a more potent and concentrated product with a sweeter, more pleasurable aroma. However, this process can strip away some of the more subtle and beneficial components of the oil, potentially reducing its therapeutic effectiveness for certain applications.

Oil Safety Information:

  • Peppermint is a known possible skin and mucous membrane irritant. Heavy dilution is recommended before skin application.
  • Consult your healthcare provider prior to use on young children or if you are pregnant or nursing.
  • We do not recommend internal use or undiluted skin application of any essential oils unless under the direction and care of a qualified medical professional. See our FAQ for more information.
  • Products and information from Amish Heart have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.

GC/MS Results:

Main Constituents:

  • Menthol: 43.67%
  • Menthone: 22.56%
  • 1,8-Cineole: 4.86%
  • Isomenthone: 3.23%
  • Menthofuran: 2.57%
  • Menthyl Acetate: 5.14%

CONCLUSION:

No adulterant, contaminant, or dilutant was detected.

Please note that our GC/MS results may change somewhat frequently. The results above are for the most recently tested distillation and will vary slightly on current or future distillations.

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