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Peppermint Oil

Botonical Name: Mentha Piperata
CAS #: 8006-90-4
Country of Origin: India
Color & Odor: Slightly Yellow with Cold Mint odor
Solubility: Soluble in Alcohol & Paraffin Oil But Insoluble in Water
F.E.M.A. #: 2848
Specific Gravity: 0.900 to 0.912
Optical Rotation: -16 to -30
Refractive Index: 1.460 to 1.467
Flash Point: 66 °C
Major Constituents: Menthol (C10 H19 OH)
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

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Description

About Peppermint Oil:

Peppermint oil is extracted by steam distillation from the dried herb of plant Mentha piperita(Botanical name of peppermint tree). The plant belongs to the Labiatae family

With continuously growing demand of peppermint oil globally, today many countries are involved in cultivation of peppermint plant.

However, India is the top exporter country of peppermint oil with an estimate of around 1000MT per annum as per the latest government provided export data.

Peppermint essential oil is very useful in treating a number of health conditions.

Today, peppermint oil is used as a dietary supplement for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Besides, the rich medicinal properties of Peppermint oil help in treating headache, muscle aches, itching, and other problems. The oil can be topically applied on skin for pain relief.

Moreover, Sometimes doctors recommend to inhale the vapor of peppermint oil to treat certain symptoms like colds and coughs.

 

 

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Quantity

10ml, 30ml