Botanical Name: Mentha-Piperita
Origins: USA, Europe, other...
Essential oil by steam distillation from the flowering herb (approx. 3-4% yield)
A pale yellow or greenish liquid with a highly penetrating, grassy-minty camphoraceous odor. It blends well with benzoin, rosemary, lavender, marjoram, lemon, eucalyptus and other mints.
Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antiphlogistic, Antipruritic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Astringent, Carminative, Cephalic, Cholagogue, Cordial, Expectorant, Febrigufe, Hepatic, Nervine, Stomachic, Sudorific, Vasoconstrictor, Vermifuge.
Cedrene, Cedrol, CedrenolMenthol, menthone, menthyl acetate, menthofuran, limonene, pulegone, cineol.
Satety Data! Non-toxic, non-irritant (except in concentration), possible sensitization due to menthol. Use in moderation and not in children.