Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint essential oil is a versatile oil that has been used for centuries for its numerous health and skin care benefits. This essential oil is derived from the peppermint plant, which is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint. Peppermint essential oil is known for its refreshing and cooling properties, and it is widely used in skin care products due to its numerous benefits for the skin.

One of the main benefits of peppermint essential oil for the skin is its ability to soothe and calm irritated skin. This oil has natural anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it an excellent choice for people with sensitive or inflamed skin. Peppermint oil can help to reduce redness and swelling, making it an effective treatment for conditions such as rosacea, eczema, and acne.

Peppermint essential oil also has natural antiseptic properties, which makes it an effective treatment for acne-prone skin. This oil can help to kill the bacteria that cause acne, reduce inflammation, and unclog pores. Additionally, peppermint oil can help to control excess oil production, which can help to prevent breakouts.

Another benefit of peppermint essential oil for the skin is its ability to improve skin tone and texture. This oil contains menthol, which has a cooling and refreshing effect on the skin. This can help to improve blood circulation and promote healthy skin cell turnover, resulting in smoother, more even-toned skin.

Peppermint essential oil can also be used as a natural exfoliant. This oil can help to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores, leaving the skin looking brighter and more radiant. Additionally, peppermint oil can help to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making it an effective anti-aging treatment.

BOTANICAL NAME: Mentha piperita 

EXTRACTION: Steam distilled 

DESCRIPTION: Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a perennial herb native to the Mediterranean. The plant itself has serrated leaves and its flowers range in colour from light pink to mauve. Mints have been cultivated since ancient times in China and Japan. Peppermint has been used in Eastern and Western medicine to treat many ailments such as indigestion, nausea and headaches. The essential oil is a pale yellow or pale olive coloured liquid and has a clean, fresh and minty sweet smell. Peppermint is used in the beauty industry in soaps, shampoos and perfumes for its many beneficial properties.

KEY COMPONENTS: Menthol and menthone 

FOUND IN: Beard Oil-Übermint, Peppermint Bar Soap, The Beard Oil Collection