Peppermint Essential Oil


What does this mean?

Inci: Mentha Piperita Leaf Oil

A very penetrating grassy, minty, cool, menthol fragrance.


A clear to pale yellow oil obtained from steam distillation of the flowering herb.
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Peppermint Essential Oil are:Masking.
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Skin Care
It can make a very soothing and cooling leg lotion.For the same reason, it makes a very cooling after sun gel or lotion.
It helps to keep the lips flexible in lip balms as well as being very refreshing.
A good choice in foot creams and nail oils.
Hair Care
Used at less than 1%, it is very soothing in a shampoo.
Used at up to 1%.
A good choice in a massage lotion or oil blend.
Suggested Blends
With St. John’s Wort infused oil, Roman Chamomile and Lavender as a soothing gel or lotion.
Mixed with Myrrh in a nail oil.
Combine with Fragonia in a foot cream.


Use with caution in pregnancy as it can be a dermal irritant if used in excess as well as decrease breast milk production.
Can antidote homoeopathic remedies.
May irritate mucous membranes.