Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Arvensis)

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Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Arvensis)

Just like the refreshing herb, AWO’s 100% Pure Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Arvensis) carries an incredibly crisp, invigorating and subtly sweet aroma, that has been seen to enliven those feeling tired and fatigued. When compared to Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Piperita), Peppermint Oil (Mentha Arvensis) is known to have a deeply crisp and cooler scent.  

Not to mention, the benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Arvensis) are applicable to all aspects of life, perhaps this is why it is known to be one of the most popular essential oils.

  • On top of all benefits, Peppermint Essential Oil is best known for its clearing and antiseptic properties. For this reason, it is most commonly used to help ease headaches, migraines, hay fever, sinus congestion and cold and flu symptoms.
  • Because of its pleasantly refreshing and well-liked aroma, Peppermint Oil is commonly used as a natural frangrancing agent in candles and soaps.
  • Other benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil have been seen to soothe tempers and assist those battling with emotional and mental fatigue.
  • Not to mention, it is known to be one of the best essential oils for insects; the incredibly potent menthol content within Peppermint Oil makes it a powerful repellent for spiders, wasps, bees and mosquitoes. In saying this, it is also commonly used to deter rats and other unwanted house rodents.

Note: Because AWO’s Peppermint Essential Oil is 100% pure, it can crystallise in cold temperatures however, this can easily be fixed by placing your essential oil bottle in a cup of warm water.

Not to mention, Peppermint Essential Oil blends well with a variety of essential oils. To create an uplifting essential oil blend that will energise the mind, combine Peppermint Oil with Grapefruit essential oil, LemonLimeMandarin and Sweet Orange essential oils. Peppermint Oil also blends well with Clary Sage, JasmineLavenderNerolinaPalmarosaRose Geranium and Rosemary essential oils. You can also read our Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Arvensis) reviews below to see how other people are enjoying Peppermint Essential Oil.


  • To experience the aromatic benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha Arvensis), add a few drops to your Aromatherapy DiffuserCar Diffuser or Diffuser Necklace.
  • The energising and invigorating properties within Peppermint Oil makes it the perfect essential oil to have diffusing in any office or study space.

Topical Use

  • For those wanting to use Peppermint Essential Oil topically, simply add a few drops to your preferred carrier oil at a 1 - 2% dilution and apply as a massage oil.
  • To experience the energising benefits of Peppermint Oil whilst on-the-go, you can dilute this essential oil in a carrier oil, we recommend using Fractionated Coconut Oil, add this dilution to a glass roller bottle and apply to the temples and wrists.
  • For facial application, we recommend a 1% dilution.

Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis
Other Names: Cornmint Essential Oil, Mint Essential Oil
Plant Part: Herb
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation. Dementholised.
Country of Origin: India

Peppermint Essential Oil Safety

  • Peppermint Essential Oil is not to be taken internally. Essential Oils are highly concentrated, powerful oils and have the ability to cause serious harm if ingested without the necessary expertise required - for this reason, ingestion of essential oils is NOT recommended for the general public.
  • Essential oils should be kept out of reach of children and pets.
  • Avoid using Peppermint Essential Oil during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding.
  • To avoid possible skin sensitivity, dilute prior to topical application.
  • It is also important to know that Peppermint Essential Oil is known to be toxic to dogs and pets, you should therefore avoid using it around pets.

Buy Peppermint Essential Oil Online

Extracted from the Mentha arvensis plant species, AWO’s 100% pure Peppermint Essential Oil is ethically sourced using the steam distillation/demontholised method. AWO is an Australian supplier of pure essential oils offering quality products at affordable prices, we also offer bulk and wholesale pricing. For those wanting to purchase quality essential oils you can buy online today, we also offer shipping Australia wide.

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  • 5
    Peppermint oil.

    Posted by Deb Keetley on 11th Oct 2021

    Really impressed with the quality of this oil it is the best. I buy all my oils from AWO they are excellent.. Very fast delivery too.

  • 5
    Peppermint oil.

    Posted by Deb Keetley on 28th Sep 2021

    Top of the range product at an excellent price. Its a pure essential oil I use for medicinal purposes and I would not buy from anyone else.. The service is excellent too.

  • 5

    Posted by Libby on 21st Sep 2021

    I got this to use for headaches after my friend recommended it to me and I'm happy to say it works perfectly!

  • 5

    Posted by Libby on 21st Sep 2021

    I got this to use for headaches after my friend recommended it to me and I'm happy to say it works perfectly!

  • 5
    Peppermint oil

    Posted by Anna Bevan on 18th Aug 2021

    Love the fresh fragrance, never disappoints

  • 5
    AWO Peppermint

    Posted by David Watkins on 15th Aug 2021

    Best quality and price that I've found. Makes the house smell wonderful. Also makes an intense spray which repels mice insects and spiders.

  • 5
    Peppermint oil

    Posted by Sharon on 30th Jul 2021

    Smells so delicious it

  • 5
    Peppermint (Mentha Arvensis)

    Posted by jennifer coffison on 22nd Mar 2021

    Beautiful oil , so happy , thank you AWO for always providing the very best oils.

  • 4

    Posted by Helen on 24th Nov 2020

    very good product