Peppermint Essential Oil

Mentha piperita

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Peppermint (Mentha piperita) has a strong, clean, fresh, minty aroma and is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs. Highly refreshing, Peppermint helps increase focus and provides an invigorating environment when diffused.

Product Features

Features & Benefits

Key Constituents

  • 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

  • Menthone

  • Menthofuran

  • 1.8-cineole (eucalyptol)

  • Isomenthone

  • Neomenthol

  • Menthyl acetate

Works Well With:

Suggested Usage


  • 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.


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.

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 Savour’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.

Scientific name: Mentha piperita

Botanical family: Lamiaceae

Regions grown: North America, Mediterranean, Great Britain, India

Plant part used: Leaves and stems

Extraction method: Steam distilled


Q. What can you do if you accidentally get an Peppermint Essential 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 Essential Oil high in ketones?

A. Yes, this product carried by Savour is relatively high in ketone content.

Q. How much of this product plant material does it take to create this product?

A. 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.

Q. How is Peppermint Essential Oil distilled and what parts of the plant are used?

A. This product 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. Less than 2%. We source 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. Our Peppermint meets the ISO (International Standard Organization) standard.