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  • Peppermint Essential Oil, 1st Distill

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Peppermint Essential Oil (1st distillation): This is an herbaceous, sweet smelling peppermint. It is less brisk smelling than the 2nd distillation and contains slightly less menthol. Warning: Causes a cooling effect in melt and pour, and lotions should not be used on mucous membranes or sensitive areas.

Interesting Fact: According to Dr. Bryan Raudenbush of Wheeling Jesuit University, smelling Peppermint Essential Oil improves mental performance, cognitive functioning, pain threshold and tolerance, digestion and digestive processes and athletic performance. For more information, go to

Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
Country of Origin:
Yakima, WA USA
Botanical Name:
Mentha Piperita

NOTE: This medium-flashpoint oil (159.8ºF) cannot ship via USPS regardless of the shipping method you choose at checkout.

California Residents: Warning: This product contains naturally occuring pulegone. Dermal contact, inhalation, or ingestion of this chemical is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For Information regarding Proposition 65 click here.

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Average Rating:
(based on 7 reviews)

Showing 1 - 5 of 7 Reviews:

by Hannah
on 10/30/2015
Love it
I've used this in multiple CP soaps (and HP soap), and I adore it. It smells delicious, and I love the way it wakes up my skin in the shower. The first and second times I use a peppermint bar of soap in the shower, my skin always has a happy tingly feeling. The scent holds up well in soap.
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by Beth
on 5/26/2015
Slightly sweet
This is a mild and slightly sweet mint, just like the description says. If you're looking for something that will hit you in the face like a box of a certain curiously strong peppermint, this is not what you want. This is very comforting and almost calming. It goes well with a variety of scents--I'm partial to mixing it ~60/40 with anise or 40/60 with lavender--and it behaves pretty well. I was unsure which peppermint to order and got this one on a whim, and I'm definitely not disappointed.
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by Mary
on 12/29/2014
Candy Cane soap
I absolutely loved this peppermint essential oil. I made candy cane soap for Christmas as gifts. The bars were fabulous! They smelled so wonderful, they were a big hit! I love, love, love this scent! Next year I will be making more than this year!
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by Jan
on 10/13/2014
Love this!
I seem to be having a peppermint fetish right now. Almost everything I am making has peppermint! I love this scent. I have not had any acceleration issues with it. In CP soap it has a nice minty scent. Not in your face or bold but very much peppermint. In lotion (I make a blend for feet in particular) it is amazing.
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by Karen
on 9/7/2014
At the beginning of August, I made a sample batch of goat's milk CP soap with this oil used at the "light" recommendation. There is truly no comparing it to the regular peppermint oil. This is so sweet and delicious, and it soaped beautifully. I love it.
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