Latin Name: Mentha arvensis
Plant Family: Apiaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the flowering herb
This Essential Oil is a pale yellow-green oil with an ‘extra-strong mint aroma, which refreshes, cleanses and cools. Cornmint oil is invigorating and stimulating.
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.