Peppermint (Piperita) Essential Oil from Wellington Fragrance
BOTANICAL NAME: Mentha Piperita
Country of Origin: USA
Strongly piercing, refreshing, minty, very herbaceous aroma. Will remind you of a candy cane. Should be kept away from eyes, likely to irritate skin and mucous membranes. Best avoided by pregnant women and nursing mothers as it may discourage flow of milk. Helps people become clear headed and refreshes the spirits. Blends well with cedarwood, cypress, lavender, niaouli and pine.
Appearance: Colorless to Pale Yellow Liquid
Odor: Characteristic Strong Peppermint Aroma
Refractive Index: 1.4610
Specific Gravity: 0.9000
Flash Point: 167°F
Storage: Store in a cool place in closed container
Safety: Harmful if swallowed, avoid contact with eyes
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils can present very pleasant aromas and very powerful aromas. Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, typically by using steam or other processes including expression or solvent extraction and cold pressed. Our Essential oils are most often used in soap production and aroma lamps for aromatherapy. Essential oils can also be used for adding scents to incense sticks and household cleaning products.
For soap making supplies to be used with essential oils: http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Soap-MakingMelt-and-PourMoldsPigmentsMicas-C5.aspx
Aroma Lamps for warming Essential oils for aromatherapy purposes http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Aroma-Lamps-C43.aspx
Carrier Oils for mixing Essential Oils: http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Massage-Carrier-Oils-C4.aspx