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    Organic peppermint essential oil

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    There are many different types of mint: there are up to 600 different types. Peppermint is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint. Cultivated in Europe, the United States and India, it is traditionally used as an infusion. This herbaceous plant with a strong character likes humid spaces, roots in the cool and leaves in the sun! Its essential oil offers fresh, minty, lively and penetrating scents.

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    Our opinion

    Its vigour is not incompatible with a certain finesse! An essential oil that is certainly common and indispensable, but should be handled with caution and delicacy.

    Botanical family: Lamiaceae
    Latin name: Mentha X piperita
    Origin: Hungary, India
    Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control
    Part used: Aerial part
    Production process: Steam distillation
    Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped - Food grade
    Olfactory notes: minty, lively, penetrating, heady

    Monoterpenols: menthol (48%)
    Ketones: menthone (14%)
    Monoterpenes: pinene, limonene
    Oxides: 1.8 cineole (4%)
    Esters: menthyl acetate

    Not all peppermint essential oils are alike, we invite you to download the certificate of analysis of the current batch.

    • Food supplement. Not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended dose (1 drop twice a day, maximum 80mg).
    • Contraindicated in pregnant and breast-feeding women, in children under 6 years of age, in epileptics or those with a history of convulsions, in asthmatics and in the elderly.
    • Strictly contraindicated in children under 30 months of age, by simple contact or inhalation (risk of laryngeal spasms which can lead to respiratory arrest).
    • Not recommended for hypertensive patients, not recommended for hormone-dependent disorders.
    • Oral: caution in cases of inflammation or obstruction of the bile ducts, liver failure, ulcerative stomach disorders. Possible drug interactions, do not use without the advice of a health professional.
    • By skin: powerful cooling effect, always use diluted on the skin, on very limited surfaces. Never use in a bath. Do not apply to irritated or damaged skin.
    • To be avoided in air diffusion, otherwise dilute to a maximum of 10% in a mixture with other milder essential oils.
    • Do not use for prolonged periods without the advice of a practitioner. Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use).
    • Avoid contact with the eyes.
    • Keep out of reach of young children.
    • Store away from heat and light.

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