Peppermint essential oil is extracted from the leaves of the peppermint plant. It has a fresh, minty and invigorating aroma. This essential oil is appreciated for its refreshing, stimulating and soothing properties. It is often used in aromatherapy to relieve headaches, aid digestion and provide a feeling of minty freshness. Peppermint essential oil can also be used in cosmetics for its benefits for the skin, its toning effect and to add a refreshing note to care products.