Peppermint essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the ground part of the plant.
This oil has a strong fresh aroma.
Peppermint oil is one of the oldest medical remedies for improving health and beauty.
Used in perfumery, aromatherapy and cosmetics.
Phytochemicals include: menthol (up to 50%), menthone (menthone), menthofuran (menthofuran).