In perfumery, peppermint forms one of the top notes in Roma by Biagiotti.
This is the most known member of the mint family. This oil is used occasionally in perfumery but its primary use is in pharmaceuticals.
The method of extraction is steam distillation from the flowering herb that is conventionally grown. The color of the oil is usually clear to pale yellow and is mostly a top note in perfumery.
Attributes & characteristics
Minty in taste and sensation, peppermint is commonly known from peppermint tea, chewing gum or candy.
The essential oil is much stronger and more concentrated and should be used in moderation.
The scent of peppermint is very fresh and clean and conventionally-grown peppermint oil is more harsh and camphorous than the certified organically-grown peppermint oil.
Peppermint oil is energizing and refreshing and can be used as a stimulant as well as to enhance the well-being of the digestive and respiratory systems.
The dried leaves of this wonderful plant make a refreshing addition to potpourri and insect repellent. Mice donít like the scent and ants stay away from peppermint as well.
Psychological & Emotional uses
Being a good nerve tonic, it helps with mental fatigue and nervous stress.
Essential Oil Information
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