Cornmint Essential Oil

£6.04 £9.77

Cornmint has an ‘extra-strong’ mint aroma, which refreshes, cleanses and cools. Cornmint oil is invigorating and stimulating and can help to sharpen the mind.

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Description

Cornmint | Latin Name: Mentha Arvensis | Family: Apiaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Flowering Herb

This Essential Oil is a pale yellow-green oil with a strongly penetrating grassy, minty, fresh aroma.

This rather fragile herb is one of many mint varieties.  It grows to around 2 feet high and the essential oil is prolific in the leaf. The lance-shaped leaves develop from whorls at the tops of the stems. Always check the Latin name when buying mint to ensure that the correct oil is purchased. Cornmint has a wide range of therapeutic uses and is a versatile essential oil that is used for various ailments. 

Blends

Blends well with Other members of the Lamiaceae family, Rosewood, Sandalwood.

Cornmint is a TOP note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Cornmint has a wide range of therapeutic uses and is a versatile essential oil. Some of these properties are anaesthetic, anti-migraine, antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, expectorant, mucolytic, neuro-tonic and stimulant. It is used for migraines, neuralgia, bronchitis, sinusitis, colic, herpes, indigestion, nausea, colitis, IBS, tumours, apathy and nervous conditions.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Used since ancient times for digestive problems of all varieties. Also for toothache, headache and cramp. In Chinese medicine it was used to treat earache, tumours and skin conditions.

Safety Data & MSDS

No known contra-indications.  Because of the high menthol content, the oil should not be used neat on the skin in case of a reaction. Also, menthol can set solid. If this happens, warm the bottle gently in your hands.

Menthol (80%)

Cornmint MSDS
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