Product Name: Peppermint Essential Oil
Scientific Name: Mentha piperita
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant Used: Whole Plant
Restrictions: Exposure to large amounts of Essential Oil
Our Peppermint Essential oil is extracted from the leaves and stems of Mentha piperita plant. GC-MS analysis of Peppermint Essential oil reveals its composed of Menthol (47.37%), Menthone (21.19%), Menthofuran (8.10%), 1,8 Cineole (7.6%), Menthyl acetate (5.72%) and a few other minor aromatic components.
Here in the Philippines, a local herb called Yerba Buena, belonging also to the mint family is used in substitute for Peppermint with almost the same beneficial effects.