Peppermint Japanese Essential Oil

 

Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis

Plant Part: Flowering Herb

Extraction Method: Steam

Origin: China

Consistency: Thin

Note: Top

Aroma Strength: Medium to Strong

Blends well with: Peppermint Japanese blends well with Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, and Thyme.

Aromatic Scent: Peppermint Japanese has a sharp, penetrating mint scent based on its high menthol content. The sweetness of the vapor makes it easy to see why it is such a common flavoring and scenting agent.

History: Peppermint and it’s name has it’s roots in Greek mythology. Pluto – god of the dead – fell in love with Minthe, herself a beautiful nymph. Pluto’s goddess wife Persephone became jealous and turned Minthe into a plant, but out of respect for her beauty, she ensured that she would have a wonderful and fragrant aroma.

Cautions: Peppermint Japanese can be sensitizing due to the menthol content.