Plant: Peppermint Arvensis is known for it high content of menthol, so high in fact, that menthol crystals form on the surface of the leaves. There are several species of this perennial herb that can grow to 1 meter in height, spreading due to their underground runners. Peppermint has hairy leaves with serrated edges and purple spiked flowers. The peppermint plant also produces Piperita Mentha oil..
Extraction Method: steam.
Imported from USA.
Peppermint Arvensis Essential Oil 100ml
Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis
Plant Part: Flowering Herb
Extraction Method: Steam
Description: There are several species of the Mentha arvensis
perennial herb that can grow to 1 meter in height, spreading due
to their underground runners. Peppermint has hairy leaves with
serrated edges and purple spiked flowers. Peppermint is known for
it's high menthol content. It is so high in fact, that menthol
crystals sometimes form right on the leaves.
Colour: Pale off white to light yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium to Strong
Blends Well With: Peppermint blends well with Basil, Bergamot,
Cajeput, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram,
Niaouli, Pine, Rosemary, Spearmint and Thyme.
Aromatic Scent: Peppermint has a sharp, penetrating mint scent
based on its high menthol content. The sweetness of the vapour
makes it easy to see why it is such a common flavoring and
History: Peppermint and it's name has it's roots in Greek
mythology. Pluto - god of the dead - fell in love with Minthe,
herself a beautiful nymph. Pluto's goddess wife Persephone became
jealous and turned Minthe into a plant, but out of respect for
her beauty, she ensured that she would have a wonderful and
Cautions: Peppermint can be sensitizing due to the menthol
Do not consume. For external use only. Keep away from children
Shipped from the UK