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Botanical Name of Raw Material: Mentha Piperita Oil
Mentha piperita (Peppermint) belongs to Labiateae family and is a perennial herb widely cultivated in the world. It is a popular herb that can be used in numerous forms (ie, oil, leaf, leaf extract, and leaf water). The Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil is obtained by the steam distillation of over ground parts of Mentha piperita plant. Its major components are L-Menthol and Mentha Furon. The essential oil of peppermint is colourless to pale yellow free flowing liquid having Cooling, minty, sweet fresh mentholic, peppermint like odour. Peppermint oil possesses a fresh sharp menthol odor and a pungent taste followed by a cooling sensation. It also has a variety of therapeutic properties and is used in aromatherapy, cosmeceuticals, personal hygiene products, pharmaceutical, bath preparations, mouthwashes, toothpastes, and topical preparations for both its flavoring and fragrance properties. Our Mentha Piperita Oil also complies with IP/BP/EP/USP grades.
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Steam distillation is the technical process applied to recover the heat sensitive compounds from spices. Spice oils are unstable and heat sensitive compounds are present in the spice.
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How is Peppermint oil, also known as Mentha Piperita oil, obtained?
From the Labiateae family, the Mentha Piperita species is a perennial herb that is used in a variety of forms – oil, leaf extract, leaf and leaf water. Mentha Piperita oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the parts of the plant that are found over ground. The major components of Peppermint oil are L-Menthol and Mentha Furon.
What are the colour and aroma characteristics of Peppermint oil?
Usually colourless or pale yellow in colour, Peppermint oil, is a free-flowing liquid with cooling, fresh, sharp menthol odour.
What is the taste profile of Mentha Piperita Oil?
Mentha Piperita oil has a pungent bitter taste but leaves behind a cooling sensation. Peppermint oil’s minty fragrance and cooling after taste has made it a favourite among oral care products like toothpaste and mouthwash.
Which applications is Mentha Piperita Oil used in?
Multiple categories use Mentha Piperita Oil because of its flavouring and fragrance properties. It is also known for its therapeutic properties. Some of the key industries that use Peppermint Oil are Aromatherapy, beverages, confectionery, cosmetics, household cleaners, oral care, tobacco flavouring, personal care, pharma & nutraceuticals.
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