Peppermint Essential Oil

(Mentha piperita)

After a tough workout, dilute a few drops of Peppermint in V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex, and use it in a refreshing post-workout massage.

Create your own home spa! Add Peppermint and Eucalyptus Radiata to hot bath water and enjoy the relaxing, invigorating scent and aromatic steam.

Peppermint is in the same family as both Lavender and Rosemary. Diffuse the oils of these powerful botanicals together for a fresh aroma that uplifts the spirit.

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Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

Features & Benefits
  • Cools fatigued muscles after physical activity
  • Produces a focused environment when diffused
  • Provides a refreshing experience when mixed with your favorite shampoo or when applied to skin after a warm day in the sun
  • Creates an invigorating and refreshing experience when inhaled
Aromatic Profile
Refreshing, cool, minty, herbal aroma
Key Constituents
  • Menthone
  • Menthofuran
  • 1.8-cineole (eucalyptol)
  • Isomenthone
  • Neomenthol
  • Menthyl acetate
Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients
Mentha piperita† (Peppermint) oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

Applications
  • Diffuse Peppermint while working or around kids while doing their homework for an environment that is
  • focused and energized.
  • Add Peppermint to hot bathwater and enjoy the revitalizing scent and soothing aromatic steam.
  • Inhale or apply it to your chest before and during a tough workout for a stimulating scent.
  • Apply it topically to fatigued areas following physical activity for a cooling sensation.
Where to Diffuse
  • Put focus first in study areas with this crisp, cool aroma.
  • Wake up shared family spaces first thing in the morning by infusing them with this icy scent.
  • Refresh your cooldown space after a vigorous workout with its chilling fragrance.
Experience
Peppermint essential oil has an invigorating aroma that can help create a focused environment when diffused and
can create a cooling sensation when applied topically, especially after physical activity.
Label Directions
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 4 drops of V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex or olive oil. Test on a small area of skin on the
underside of your arm and apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 10 minutes 3 times daily.
Diffuser Blends
Candy Cane
Is there anything more iconic than the smell of candy canes at Christmas time? However, those little sticks of
candy don’t necessarily give off a strong fragrance. Not to worry! Simply add these drops to your preferred diffuser
and you’ll be enjoying the spicy, sweet scent in no time.
  • 4 drops Stress Away™ essential oil blend
  • 3 drops Christmas Spirit™ essential oil
  • 3 drops Peppermint essential oil
3 P.M. PICK-ME-UP
No need for an energy drink! Get your guy a diffuser and have him start diffusing the energizing aroma of this
blend during the post-lunch lull. Maybe the whole office will feel the boost and benefits of this get-going blend.
4 drops Peppermint to aromatically inspire a sense of concentration
  • 6 drops Orange for a bright, energizing aroma
  • 2 drops Idaho Balsam Fir for a scent that enhances calming and grounding
NYC, New York
Rather than invoke the smell of the Big Apple, this blend captures the energy of the world’s most exciting
city. With adventure around every corner, you’ll be transported to the City that Never Sleeps!
  • 6 drops Inspiration essential oil
  • 4 drops Peppermint essential oil
Get to Know

Get to Know

Product Background
Peppermint is originally from Europe, but 75 percent of the world’s supply is now grown in the United States. To
produce one of Young Living’s most popular oils, we look to several farms, including our Whispering Springs Farm
in Mona, Utah. One 15-ml bottle of Peppermint essential oil is created by steam distilling 1 pound of the leaves
and flowering tops of the peppermint plant. Peppermint is a key ingredient in PanAway®, Cool Azul® Pain Relief
Cream, and Deep Relief™ Roll-On.
Scientific name: Mentha piperita
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Region(s) grown: North America, Mediterranean, Great Britain, India
Plant part used: Leaves and stems
Extraction method: Steam distilled
YL Region: The majority of Young Living Peppermint essential oil comes from North America and India