Botanical Name - Mentha arvensis
Also known as - Wild Mint, Field Mint or Japanese Peppermint.
Caution - May cause sensitisation in some individuals. Menthol is a dermal irritant.
Aroma - Strong, fresh and minty
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering herb
Country of Origin - India
Chemical Constituents - Menthol, menthone, pinene
Uses - Uplifting and cooling. Supports the digestion and encourages the appetite. Soothes aching muscles and joints. Useful for respiratory problems and in the winter season. Cornmint essential oil is antiseptic, anti-bacterial and anti-microbial.
*May crystallize at room temperature due to its high menthol content. Please place in warm place to return to liquid.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.