Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil

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Pure Peppermint Oil is obtained from the leaves of Mentha Piperita, hence it is also known as Indian Piperita Oil. It is used in assorted items or products such as perfumes, chewing gums, cosmetics, tooth pastes, lotions, creams, ointments and analgesic balms. Peppermint Essential Oil is also known for its therapeutic attributes, it is very effective in pain relief and digestive issues.

Peppermint Oil BP / Mentha Piperita Oil, is derived by the process of steam distillation from leaves & flowers of the Peppermint herb aerial parts. With Latin Name Mentha x piperita, Peppermint oil belongs to the Labiatae family and mostly grows up to around 2 to 3 feet long with violet color flowers and dark green leaves.

This herbaceous plant is a variety of water mint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint. The very active ingredients of the distillation process are menthol (30% - 40%) and menthone (20% - 30%). The peppermint herb is cultivated widely throughout Europe and North America. Peppermint leaves are frequently used to flavor foods and tea etc. across the world. We can prepare this oil as per the client requirements, and as per the uses. In addition, we provide Mentha Furan distilled from Mentha Piperita Oil, with 90% Purity.



Peppermint oil consist menthol and also menthone and carboxyl esters, particularly, menthly acetate.


Attributes of Peppermint Essential Oil:-

  • Synonym : Mentha Arvensis oil, Mentha Piperita oil, Peppermint oil IP/BP/USP, Mint oil BP, De-Mentholised mint oil.
  • CAS No : 8006-90-4
  • Botanical Name : Mentha Arvensis, Mentha Piperita
  • Appearance : Mobile Liquid, Pale yellow colored
  • Color : Colorless to light Yellow
  • Shelf Life : 2 years in Room temperature

Physical and Chemical Properties:-

  • Solubility : Soluble in Ethanol & methylene chloride

  • Relative Density : 0.900 to 0.916
  • Refractive Index : 1.457 to 1.467
  • Optical Rotation : -10° to -30°
  • Acid Value Max : 1.4
  • L-Menthone Content : 14 to 32%
  • Mentha Furan Content : 1 to 9%
  • L-Menthol Content : 30 to 55%


Medical Applications:-

Peppermint oil is use for the treatment of various problems such as muscular pain, irritable bowel syndrome, cough control, soothe sore throat, nerve pain, respiratory disorder, menthol chest rub, clear sinuses, joint pain, headaches relief, skin irritation, gas & bloating, indigestion, nausea, tooth & gum pain relief, migraine, paralysis, ringworm, scabies, motion sickness, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic rush.


Cosmetic Applications:-

Use in different products manufacturing including Face Wash, Body Wash, Hair Oil, Shampoo, Foot Soak, Scrubs, Acne treatment creams.


Safety & Precautions:-

  • Peppermint oil can cause anal burning during bouts of diarrhea.
  • Be more attentive while using oil for children.
  • In case of having epileptic, liver damage, cancer, or any kind of medical issue use peppermint oil under the guidance of aromatherapy practitioner.