Used in Europe, ancient Japan and traditional Chinese herbalism, peppermint oil is one of the oldest herbs used to support wellness. It is traditionally valued for its cooling effect and, when used topically, has been known to help relieve sore muscles. Peppermint’s characteristic refreshingly cool-breeze mint quality is due to its content of menthol, the essential oil found in its fresh leaves and in its stem. Menthol, menthone and menthyl esters found in peppermint and peppermint oil are often used for overall health.
USDA Certified Organic
We're proud to be USDA Certified Organic — it means we bottle essential oils sourced from plants grown without the use of prohibited chemicals, pesticides and fertilizers, toxic human sewage sludge, biosolids or toxic solvents. Our USDA Certified Organic essential oils are always non-GMO and free of synthetic fragrances.
Potency From Seed to Bottle
So many essential oils lack potency — but we don’t believe in shortcuts when it comes to the quality of our oils. Peppermint’s characteristically refreshing mint quality is due to its menthol content, the essential oil found in its fresh leaves and stem.
Peppermint Essential Oil is incredibly versatile, from diffusing in your home, to using topically, to using as a natural bug repellent.
Caution: Possible skin irritant. Avoid contact with eyes.
Aromatherapy essential oils are made using dozens of different plants, flowers, herbs, roots and trees grown all over the world — which have proven, powerful effects on boosting overall physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Dr. Josh Axe
How to Use
We recommend adding Peppermint Essential Oil to your diffuser to create an energizing aroma throughout your home. For extra benefits of peppermint oil, add to shampoo or conditioner for an invigorating scalp massage. Dealing with sore muscles? Apply 2 to 4 drops topically to the area of concern. Or, add a few drops to a spray bottle of water for a natural bug repellent.
Make the most of this essential oil with our ultrasonic glass diffuser. Simply fill with water, add a few drops of your favorite essential oil and create a spa-like atmosphere in the space of your choice.
Pairs Well With
If you’re looking for other essential oils to stock up on, try pairing this essential oil with our USDA Certified Organic Frankincense Essential Oil. It’s a great addition to any healthy beauty routine.
Ancient Nutrition co-founder, chiropractor, clinical nutritionist and certified doctor of natural medicine is here to answer your questions!
Should I always opt for USDA Certified Organic essential oils?
In short, yes. Conventional essential oils are generally sourced from plants grown with harsh chemicals and pollutants. Imagine condensing plants sprayed with toxins, bottling them up and diffusing throughout your home. USDA Certified Organic essential oils, on the other hand, are grown without these synthetic chemicals so you never have to second guess.
What are some other peppermint oil benefits and uses?
Diffuse for a citrusy scent
Diffuse for a clear, refreshing aroma
Rub a drop of peppermint oil on your temples after you wake up
Add a drop to shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating hair massage
Use a few drops with a spray bottle of water as a natural bug repellent
Spritz around windows and doors
Use a drop topically for a cooling sensation
Add to a cold-water compress or foot bath to cool off when overheated
Inhale for a non-stimulant, invigorating pick-me-up during long drives
Blend peppermint oil with lavender oil for a soothing massage blend
Place one drop in palm of hand with one drop of orange essential oil and one drop of frankincense oil and inhale for a midday pick-me-up
Does this bottle come with a dropper?
Our essential oils do not include a dropper - instead, they have an easy-to-use lid that allows one drop to come through the top at a time. That helps avoid spilling or dropping too much at once.
How many drops come in this bottle?
The exact amount of uses differs depending on how much is used at once, but this bottle contains approximately 250 drops of USDA Certified Peppermint Essential Oil.
Is this essential oil tested on animals?
We are proud to say that none of our products are tested on animals.
Is this in a plastic or glass bottle?
All of our essential oils are packaged into glass bottles. We recommend always opting for essential oils packed in glass and never plastic.
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