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Menthyl acetate is a natural monoterpene which contributes to the smell and flavour of peppermint. It is the acetate ester of menthol. Menthyl acetate constitutes 2-3% of the volatile oil of Mentha arvensis oil. Menthyl acetate is naturally obtained by the steam distillation followed by the fractionation of over ground parts of Plant, Mentha Arvensis. It is a clear colourless free flowing liquid and having Fruity, Herbaceous, cooling odour. It also used for preparations of Berry, raspberry, blueberry, herbal notes, mint enhancers, tropical body, melon and guava flavours or compounds.
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A technique used to isolate or purify various components present in essential oils, fractional distillation separates the volatile oil in different fractions or portions at various boiling points.
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How is Menthyl Acetate obtained?
Menthyl acetate is naturally obtained by steam distillation followed by the fractionation of overground parts of the plant, Mentha Arvensis.
What is the colour, odour and flavour of Menthyl Acetate?
Menthyl Acetate is a clear colourless, free-flowing liquid and has a fruity, herbaceous, cooling odour.
What are the uses of Menthyl Acetate?
Menthyl Acetate is used in beverage, confectionary, oral care, personal care, tobacco flavouring and pharma & nutraceutical products.
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