Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|:||0.960 – 0.980 @ 20°C|
|:||-35.0 to -30.0 @ 20°C|
|:||1.479 – 1.480 @20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Menthol is an organic compound, which is obtained from peppermint or other mint oils. t is obtained from steam distillation and used in diverse industries. It is a waxy, white coloured , crystalline substance, which is solid at room temperature and melts above.
CONSTITUENTS:Menthone, Menthofurane, Menthol and Cineol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Strong mint candy flavor.
BLENDS WITH:Coffee Essential Oil is best appreciated when used independently.
COMMON NAMES:MENTHOL, LEVOMENTHOLUM, NATURAL MENTHOL, L-P-MENTHAN-3-OL;L-MENTHAN-3-OL.
USES:It is widely used for relief of muscle, skin irritation, aches, sprains etc. However, it also used as an additive in certain cigarette brands, for adding flavor. Also, it act as an ingredient in mouth fresheners, cigarettes, cough drops etc.