Menthol is the major ingredient of peppermint oil isolated from Mentha piperita and/or Mentha arvensis. Menthol has a pleasant mint-fresh taste and occurs as colourless, shining prisms or needle-shaped crystals. Menthol is virtually insoluble in water, readily soluble in 96% ethanol and petroleum ether, readily soluble in fat oils and liquid paraffin and almost insoluble in glycerin. Menthol has cooling, refreshing, anti-itching, disinfecting and blood circulation supporting properties. Menthol is used in hair-care, dental care, face lotions, after shave lotions, pharmaceutical products and is also used as an aroma.
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Menthol Active Agents Menthol organic natural