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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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.
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.
Precautions for use
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.
- EMOTIONAL IMPACT
Keep a cool head, Promote lucidity and mental acuity
- OLFACTORY NOTES
- Slow cosmétique label
Bumps and bruises, Dripping nose, Focus, Smooth digestion, bad breath, headache, heavy legs, nausea