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 www.senseofsmell.org
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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