Young Living Peppermint Essential Oil


Peppermint (Mentha piperita) has a strong, clean, fresh, minty scent and combats mental and physical fatigue.


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Dr. William N. Dember of the University of Cincinnati studied peppermint's effects on concentration and mental activity and found that inhaling peppermint oil increased mental accuracy by 28 percent. It has also been cited for it's ability to support healthy digestion and promote proper respiratory function.

Alan Hirsch, M.D., studied peppermint's value to add to comfort and satiety after a meal. Dr Hirsch found that when inhaled, peppermint improves/restores sense of taste by stimulating the trigeminal nerve and stimulates the brain's satiety center (ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus) to curb appetite. University of Kiel researchers found that peppermint blocked headache pain in a double-blind placebocontrolled cross-over study.

How to Use

Aromatic and topical use. Refer to How to Use brochure and product label.

Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Dilution recommended. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and small children.


Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ peppermint essential oil

(Mentha piperita)


Peppermint has an approximate ORAC of 373,455 (TE/L) *

Key Ingredients Profile

  • Menthol (34-44%)
  • Menthone (12-20%)
  • Menthofurane (4-9%)
  • 1.8 Cineol (Eucalyptol) (2-5%)
  • Pulegone (2-5%)
  • Menthyl Acetate (4-10%) 

Extraction Method

Directions for use

To improve concentration, alertness, and memory, place 1-2 drops on the tongue. Inhale 5-10 times a day to curb appetite. Rub a few drops onto the soles of the feet to relieve digestive disorders and the pain from headache.

Cautions: Avoid contact with eyes, mucus membranes, sensitive skin, or fresh wounds or burns. Do not apply to infants younger than 18 months of age.

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