Peppermint has a sharp, penetrating scent based on its high menthol content which induces a cooling sensation. The minty sweetness of the vapor makes it one of the most popular Essential Oils. The aroma of Peppermint Essential Oil is familiar and pleasant to most. Peppermint Oil is very intense and is far more concentrated than most other essential oils. It is fresh, minty and quite uplifting. Its a favorite around Christmas and the holidays, but is also popular year round.