|:||Mentha x piperita|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Clear transparent colorless to pale yellow liquid with Characteristic of peppermint|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oil, insoluble in water|
|:||0.888 - 0.910 @ 20° C|
|:||(-17) to (-24) @ 20° C|
|:||1.455 - 1.467 @ 20° C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals, and ingredient in cough, cold and digestive remedies. Is also used as a flavoring agent in many foods, especially chewing gum and confectionery, alcoholic and soft drinks; also tobacco. Fragrance components in soaps, toothpaste, detergents, cosmetics, and perfumes.
CONSTITUENTS:Monoterpenes: pinene, .pinene, limonene: Monoterpenols.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:its sweet flavor and aroma.
BLENDS WITH:Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus (all), geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree, and other mints.
COMMON NAMES:Peppermint , Yerba Buena.
USES:Acne, asthma, belching, bronchitis, cholera, clears the sinuses, colds, cough, cramps, dermatitis, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea, dyspepsia, eczema, fainting, fevers, flatulence, flu, gaseous indigestion and irritated colon, gastralgia, halitosis, headaches, hysteria, insect bites, insufficient liver or pancreas juices, kidney stones and gallstones, mental fatigue, migraine, motion sickness, mouth or gum infections, muscular pain, nausea, nerve pain, nervous disorders, neuralgia, palpitations, paralysis, poor circulation, pruritis, purulent (itching, stinking), respiratory disorders, ringworm, scabies, sciatica, shock, sinusitis, toothache, travel sickness, tuberculosis, vertigo, and vomiting.