Name : Peppermint
Botanical name : Mentha Piperita
Origin: France, Vendée
Production method: Steam distillation
Distilled part of the plant: leaf
Appearance: clear liquid
Colour: colourless to pale greenish
Odour: minty, fresh and herbaceous.
Main biochemical constituents: menthone (=36.82%), menthol (=33.32%), Isomenthone (=5.31%), 1,8-Cineole (=3.04%), Menthyl acetate (=7.24%), Neomenthol (=3.25%).
Allergens: D-Limonene (=1.82%), Linalool (=0.23%).
The composition of essential oils varies from one production to another because the conditions in which the plant grows are never identical from one year to the next. The composition of the oil in your bottle is therefore unique.
Advice for use
Uses: cutaneous (always diluted in a vegetable oil, maximum 20%), oral (ask for medical advice before ingestion).
Storage: store away from light, heat and air.
Precautions for use
Do not use in infants and children under 7 years. Not to be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Eye irritant, avoid contact with the eyes. May be slightly nephrotoxic and hepatotoxic after ingestion in large doses over a long period. May cause hypothermia and heart problems if consumed excessively and over too long a period. Photosensitising. Dermocaustic.
Commitment: organic essential oil, 100% pure and natural, containing all the aromatic components of the plant.