Cornmint Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis
Origin: India
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Organic cornmint oil is a middle note steam distilled from fresh Mentha arvensis. It is one of the highest menthol mint oils and can be used sparingly in place of other mint essential oils. The menthol content of this oil is so high when distilled that the oil is usually solid. The oil is then partially dementholized or has some of the menthol removed to be liquid at room temperature. This process is usually done through freezing.

Cornmint essential oil has a fresh and minty aroma with slight bitter notes, and this middle note oil will blend well with juniper, lavender, basil, and tea tree.

Blends Well With
Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, naiouli, pine, rosemary, and tea tree

Packaging
1/2 oz., 1 oz., and 2 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Precautions
This oil may be choleretic, and may irritate mucous membranes. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.