Peppermint is widely recognized for its clarifying aroma and distinct cooling sensation when applied topically. It is often used after strenuous activity or during focused tasks.

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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 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
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
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many calories are in Peppermint oil?
A. There are no calories in peppermint oil.
Q. What can you do if you accidentally get peppermint oil in your eyes?
A. If accidental eye discomfort due to essential oil application does occur, put 1-2 drops of pure vegetable oil into the eye to flush the area. You can also put 1-2 drops of pure vegetable oil on a cotton ball and wipe the eye.
Q. Is peppermint oil from Young Living organic?
A. Yes. Young Living prides itself on offering the purest and most effective essential oils possible. [DW1] [DW1]Is this something we’re allowed to say? That things are organic?
Q. How often is peppermint oil distilled?
A. Peppermint oil is harvested and distilled at the peak of its growth cycle, ensuring the highest quality pure essential oil. Typically, this takes place during the spring and summer months.
Q. Is peppermint oil high in ketones?
A. Yes, peppermint oil carried by Young Living is relatively high in ketone content.
Q. How much of peppermint plant material does it take to create peppermint oil?
A. It takes approximately 55 pounds of botanicals to make 2 pounds of peppermint oil.
Q. How is peppermint oil distilled and what parts of the plant are used?
A. Peppermint oil is extracted through steam distillation and comes from the leaves and stems of the plant.
Q. What is the level of pulegone in Peppermint and what processes are used to keep it low?
A. Our Peppermint Essential Oil contains less than 2% pulegone. Young Living sources true Peppermint which is naturally low in pulegone. Each batch of Peppermint undergoes a rigorous series of tests and must meet our specifications before it’s even bottled. Young Living’s Peppermint meets the ISO (International Standard Organization) standard.