Main Constituents: Alpha-pinene, Limonene, Beta-pinene, citral, geraniol, neral and other sesqueterpenes. Appearance: Colorless to pale yellow liquid. Organoleptic properties: strong penetrating peppermint odor and pungent taste. Refractive index at 20 °C: 1.460-1.471. Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.896-0.908.
Solubility: Insoluble in water and soluble in other organic solvents. Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers. Extraction: It is extracted by the process of Steam Distillation. Chemical Composition: Menthol, menthone, 1,8-cineole, methyl acetate, methofuran, isomenthone, limonene, b-pinene, a-pinene, germacrene-d, trans-sabinene hydrate and pulegone. Essential Oil Information: It is a native of the Mediterranean, but is now also cultivated in Italy, USA, Japan and Great Britain.It is a perennial herb that grows up to 1 meter (3 feet) high and has slightly hairy serrated leaves with pinkish-mauve flowers arranged in a long conical shape. It has underground runners by which it easily propagates. This herb has many species, and peppermint piperita is a hybrid of watermint M. Oil Properties: This oil has a fresh, sharp, menthol smell, is clear to pale yellow in color and watery in viscosity.
Uses: This oil is excellent for mental fatigue, refreshing the spirit and stimulating mental agility and improving concentration. Blend well with: Benzoin, eucalyptus, lavender, marjoram, lemon and rosemary.Summary: Peppermint is a cross between spearmint and water mint and is native to Europe. This oil also has numerous benefits.
Furthermore, this oil is also used as a flavoring agent. Precautions: It can cause irritation to the skin & should be kept well away from the eyes. It should be avoided during pregnancy & should not be used by children under seven.
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