Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Yellow to light brown liquid|
|:||Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|:||0.960 – 0.980 @ 20°C|
|:||(-41°C) to (-42°C)|
|:||1.479 – 1.480 @20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Menthol is an organic compound that occurs in mint plants. It is obtained from steam distillation and used in a number of products and features certain therapeutic qualities. It is highly known for its cooling effect and thus used to relieve various kinds of skin irritation and problems.
CONSTITUENTS:Menthol, Menthone, Menthofurane and Cineol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Strong mint candy flavor.
BLENDS WITH:Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Geranium, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Rose, Lemon and Ylang-ylang.
COMMON NAMES:NATURAL MENTHOL, MENTHOL, LEVOMENTHOLUM;L-P-MENTHAN-3-OL;L-MENTHAN-3-OL.
USES:It is widely used in medicinal and pharmaceutical industry to treat sunburn, fever, or muscle aches, nausea, diarrhea, indigestion, headache, cold, or sore throat.