Peppermint is widely known for it's soothing, cooling action that comes from its high level of menthol. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that also contributes to it being such a popular mint.
Botanical Name:Mentha piperita
INCI Name: Piper Mentha Piperita
Country of Origin: India
Aromatic Description: Minty, reminiscent of peppermint candies, but more concentrated. More fragrant than spearmint.
Extraction Process: Steam distilled
Blending Suggestions: It blends well with geranium, lemon, lavender, pine, basil, cypress, grapefruit, tea tree, rosemary, marjoram, juniper, black pepper and eucalyptus.
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