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Chocolate Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint var Chocolate

Chocolate Peppermint Essential Oil is occasionally available. Little is known about the therapeutic benefits of this variety. The aroma is clearly that of peppermint, but with a very subtle underlying hint of chocolate.

When sourcing this essential oil, I'd recommend ensuring that you are working with a very reputable supplier as it would be ever too easy for fly-by-night essential oil companies to simply impart peppermint essential oil with a hint of chocolate fragrance to mimic this uncommonly distilled variety of peppermint.

Botanical Name

Mentha piperita v. chocolat

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Chocolate Peppermint Essential Oil

Color

Clear

Consistency

Thin

Perfumery Note

Top

Strength of Initial Aroma

Strong

Aromatic Description

Soft and smooth peppermint aroma with a detectable chocolate-like note.

Chocolate Peppermint Essential Oil Uses

Limited documentation is available specifically about Chocolate Peppermint Oil. The applications are likely similar to those of traditional Peppermint Essential Oil.

Major Constituents

The major constituents found in Chocolate Peppermint Oil are likely similar to those of traditional Peppermint Essential Oil.

Chocolate Peppermint Essential Oil Safety Information

The contraindications and safety precautions for Chocolate Peppermint Oil are likely similar to those of traditional Peppermint Essential Oil.

General Safety Information

Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. For general dilution information, read AromaWeb's Guide to Diluting Essential Oils. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. Before using this or any essential oil, carefully read AromaWeb's Essential Oil Safety Information page. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

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