Mentha Piperita

Mentha Piperita
Ingredient origins
Peppermint Leaf
Common name
Peppermint Oil
EWG score
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Ingredient details

Peppermint oil is produced from the Peppermint (Mentha piperita) plant, which is a hybrid cross between watermint and spearmint, and cultivated in many regions of the world. Peppermint is often used in tea and for flavouring ice cream, confectionery, chewing gum, and toothpaste. Peppermint can also be found in some shampoos, soaps and skin care products. More at Wikipedia

Botanical name: Mentha Piperita

Other names: Peppermint Oil

Main constituents: Menthol, menthone, menthyl acetate, 1,8-cineole, limonene, beta-pinene and beta-caryophyllene.