The Oil derived by steam distillation from the Mentha Arvensis herb calls MENTHA OIL, which is the basic raw material required for the Menthol Manufacture. By freezing (chilling) of Mentha oil L-Menthol (Crystals & Flakes) are isolated. Menthol is main constitutent in Mentha oil Rest contains Menthone, Menthyl Acetate, Neo-menthol, Mint terpenes, Alfa-pinene, Beta - Pinene.L-limonene, 3 Octanol, Pipritone are also main contents to use as raw material to produce Value added products for Flavour and fragrances Industry.
Uses Mint Products are as raw material for Toothpaste, Tooth powder, Pharmaceutical-Ayurvedic & Unani medicines, Chewing-tobacco, Pan-masala, Pain-balm, Confectionery, Cosmetics & Fragrances industries etc. In pharmaceutical, confectionery, Perfumery, Mouth fresheners, Cough drops, Chewing gum, Candies
Uses:-in Food, Flavor, Cosmetic, Pharmaceuticals, Tobacco and Perfume Industries.
Physico Chemical Properties
||Mentha Oil IP
||Colourless,clear,pale yellow Liquid
||A aromatic & minty odour,followed by a sensation of cold
||Not less than 50% w/w
||0.892 to 0.910
||1.460 to 1,467
||-18 to -33
||Neutral to Litmus
||Keep in cool place