Peppermint Essential Oil

(Mentha piperita)

Peppermint essential oil provides a familiar, recognizable scent, but Peppermint is so much more than just a nostalgic, fresh aroma. This oil can be diffused to create a stimulating, focused atmosphere for daily tasks. You can also apply it topically to create a cool, tingling sensation on the skin, which can be very soothing after hard physical activity. We recommend using Peppermint essential oil aromatically or topically anytime you want to add a pleasant variety to your routine!

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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
  • 4 drops Stress Away™ essential oil blend
  • 3 drops Christmas Spirit™ essential oil
  • 3 drops Peppermint essential oil
3 P.M. PICK-ME-UP
  • 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
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NYC, New York
  • 6 drops Inspiration essential oil
  • 4 drops Peppermint essential oil
Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Not intended for use on infants.
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