Peppermint Essential Oil


Health, Beauty, and Medical Facts


Published on Jul 9, 2020

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is the second most popular essential oil in the United States. It is cooling to the skin and gives off a fresh, grassy aroma.

The primary constituent of peppermint essential oil is menthol, which produces an immediate physical and pronounced sensation of coolness when inhaled or applied to the skin.
Peppermint essential oil blends well with lavender, rosemary, lemon eucalyptus, tea tree, lemon, and sweet orange essential oils.
In addition to body and massage oils, peppermint essential oil is often used in air fresheners like air mists and diffusions. It’s ideal for travelers on long trips, providing refreshing, energizing effects on a long journey.
Peppermint essential oil is generally considered a top note.