Mentha Piperita


A Timeless Herb for Holistic Well-Being

Peppermint is one of the most widely used essential oils in the world – both today and looking back in history. Incorporating Peppermint into your everyday life can bring nothing but benefits and joy. The uplifting scent of peppermint will soothe emotional pain and promote inner calm and focus.

Our Mentha Piperita essential oil comes from the same region our as our Immortelle plants are grown every year. The GC analysis of all our essential oils portrays the top quality of our plants as they flourish and grow on the rich, rocky soils under the golden sun of Bosnia & Hercegovina.

What is Peppermint?

Understanding the characteristics of the Mentha Piperita plant allows individuals to appreciate its versatility and the myriad ways it contributes to our daily lives. At I’m Immortelle, we harness these remarkable traits to produce the finest organic and pure Peppermint essential oil on the market, ensuring that enthusiasts can experience the full spectrum of benefits offered by this botanical marvel.

Peppermint, derived from the Mentha Piperita plant, is a perennial herb celebrated for its invigorating aroma and diverse therapeutic benefits. The Peppermint essential oil is a versatile aromatic extract celebrated for its invigorating properties and a myriad of therapeutic benefits. The Mentha Piperita plant, belonging to the Lamiaceae family, is a perennial herb that thrives in various climates, known for its refreshing fragrance and historical significance.


Physical Characteristics of the Plant

The Mentha Piperita plant typically grows to a height of 20-60 cm, in a compact, bushy form with numerous branching stems. Its narrow, elongated leaves are a defining feature, adorned with fine silver/gray hairs that contribute to their distinct appearance. The flowers bloom in dense, rounded clusters at the tips of the stems, offering a visual delight.

This aromatic herb finds its natural habitat in regions with a mild climate, basking in full sunlight and thriving in well-drained, rocky soils with a balanced mix of limestone. We are very proud to grow & distillate the plants on our fields in Bosnia & Hercegovina to ensure the highest quality of our plants and products.

Extraction Process

The extraction of Peppermint essential oil involves a meticulous process of steam distillation, where approximately 1.5 tons of Mentha Piperita plants are used to yield a mere one liter of the oil. This labor-intensive method ensures that the essential oil captures the full spectrum of medicinal compounds, making it one of the most cherished and sought-after oils in the aromatic world.

The Smell of Peppermint

The Mentha Piperita plant emanates a refreshing and invigorating aroma, often described as a combination of cool mint and herbaceous notes. This unique scent is attributed to the dominant presence of menthol, the key component responsible for Peppermint's cooling sensation.

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