Peppermint essential oil
The peppermint is a hybrid of spearmint and watermint. Peppermint is a herbal plant, which is known for medicinal properties. The plant is also known as treasure in Ayurveda, because the oil is enriched with lots of vitamins and minerals. Peppermint oil, is also used for flavoring, and used in medicines and many products. It is used by people who are having gastric problem.
Basil, bergamot, rosemary, lemon, lime, cedarwood
a-pinene, b-pinene, germacrene, limonene, menthol, methyl acetate
The peppermint oil is used in aromatherapy for creating rejuvenating feeling and uplifting mood and stress. The oil is a remedy for bowel irritation, indigestion, heartburn, vomiting, morning sickness, and diarrhea. It is good for women, as the oil balances the menstrual cycle. The oil is also used in flavoring for food and as well for fragrance making into soaps, candles and likewise.
|Botonical Name||Mentha Piperata|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Color & Odor||Slightly Yellow with Cold Mint odor|
|Solubility||Soluble in Alcohol & Paraffin Oil But Insoluble in Water|
|Specific Gravity||0.900 to 0.912|
|Optical Rotation||-16 to -30|
|Refractive Index||1.460 to 1.467|
|Flash Point||66 Â°C|
|Major Constituents||Menthol (C10 H19 OH)|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|
|Name||Peppermint essential oil|