|Botanical Name||Mentha Arvensis|
|Common Name||NATURAL MENTHOL, MENTHOL, LEVOMENTHOLUM;L-P-MENTHAN-3-OL;L-MENTHAN-3-OL|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Solubility||Solution in Alcohol is natural|
|Specific Gravity||0.960 – 0.980 @ 20°C|
|Optical Rotation||(-41°C) - (-42°C)|
|Refrective Index||1.459 - 1.465|
|Bland With||Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh and spice oils such as Nutmeg, Cinnamon Bark and Clove Bud.|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distilled|
Menthol is an organic compound, which is obtained from peppermint or other mint oils. A waxy, crystalline substance, menthol is solid at room temperature and melts above. It is obtained from steam distillation and used in diverse industries..
here is evidence that menthol has been known in Japan for more than 2000 years, but in the West it was not isolated until 1771, by Hieronymus David Gaubius. Early characterizations were done by Oppenheim, Beckett, Moriya, and Atkinson.
Color : Transparent,Colourless,pleasant Crystals with refreshing Mintodour,
Aroma : Strong mint candy flavor.
Menthol, Menthone, Menthofurane and Cineol
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.