Steam Distilled Cornmint Essential Oil can contain up to 80% menthol. However, most Cornmint Oil has been fractionated (dementholized) to remove a large percentage of the menthol. The resulting dementholized oil, therefore, is not commonly used within holistic aromatherapy. Peppermint Essential Oil is preferred for aromatherapy applications.

 

Within fragrancing and soapmaking applications, however, Cornmint can be a practical substitute for Peppermint Essential Oil due to its lower cost.

Cornmint Essential Oil is sometimes passed off as Peppermint Oil, so it is important to be careful of where you procure your oil.

 

Botanical Name

Mentha arvensis

 

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

 

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

 

Color

Clear

 

Consistency

Thin

 

Perfumery Note

Top

 

Strength of Initial Aroma

Strong

 

Aromatic Description

Cornmint Essential Oil smells very minty and menthol-like in aroma. Depending on the source and level of dementholization, it can have a much more potent aroma than Peppermint Oil.

 

Cornmint Essential Oil Uses

It's potential applications are similar to those of Peppermint Oil. However, Peppermint Oil is generally preferred for holistic aromatherapy applications.

Sustainability and Conservation Status

Least Concern
Source: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/64317970/67730082

To learn more about the conservation status of essential oil bearing plants and how to use the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, please refer to AromaWeb's Guide to Essential Oils and Sustainability.

 

Major Constituents

  • Menthol
  • Menthone
  • Isomenthone
  • Limonene
  • Pinene

Ancient Wisdom 10ml Cornmint Essential Oil Aromatherapy

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