Menthone Natural Crude Oil

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Extraction Method - Steam Distillation

Certificate - ISO

Source - Leaves

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$ 29.51

Botanical Name:  Mentha Piperita Common name:  Mint, Pudina Read More

Botanical Name: 

Mentha Piperita

Common name: 

Mint, Pudina

Plant family: 

Lamiaceae

Genus: 

Mentha

Appearance/Color:

Colorless to pale yellow liquid having thin consistency

Odor:

Due to the sharp and penetrating menthol scent which has high menthol contents, it has strong aromatic category

Blends With:

Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Basil, Mandarin, Cedarwood, Rosemary, Bergamot, Spearmint, Niaouli, Lemon, Lime, Pine and Thyme.

Origin:

USA

Source:

Leaves

Method of Extraction:

Steam Distillation

 

Mentha piperita, a sterile hybrid of the species M. aquatica L. and M. spicata, is probably the most important commercial aromatic herb in the world today from the standpoint of the size of the area cultivated for oil distillation. The peppermint leaves have a characteristic, sweetish, strong odor and an aromatic, warm, pungent taste, with a cooling aftertaste.

Menthol essential oil is one of the most demanding oils in the cosmetics, health and food sectors. Perks of using Menthol oil is, it revitalizes the mind and body and gives a stimulating, invigorating and uplifted feeling.

Among several plants, Mentha piperita is one of the herbs most widely used worldwide, with a long history of safe use in medicinal preparations. Its leaf is used as a remedy for common cold, inflammation of the mouth, pharynx, liver, as well as disorders in the gastrointestinal tract such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, flatulence and dyspepsia. This plant possesses polyphenols that are highly effective antioxidants and are less toxic than the synthetic ones.  This property makes it of great interest to the Food Industry, since the phenolic compounds retard the oxidative degradation of lipids improving the quality and nutritional value of food. The aim of this review is to show that several studies have demonstrated the presence of many different chemical compounds in Mentha piperita and their pharmacological effects. This plant has demonstrated the presence of a wide variety of bioactive

compounds that represent a rich resource in phytochemicals of great interest to treat several pathologies. Some of the benefic biological effects show that this plant may play an important role as anti-oxidant, antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-carcinogenic, antiviral, anti-allergic and antitumorigenic, indicating its utility in the prevention or treatment of several diseases. Furthermore, Mentha piperita is a promising plant that may offer low-cost alternative strategy for the use in Medicine and in food industry.

The process of formulating Menthol essential oil has begun when the menthol flowers and leaves are not enough matured. This is the time when essential oil content is at its peak. Manufacturers made it usable through steam distilled methodology where the essence of menthol is prepared at apt temperature. 

Mentha piperita is a comercially important medicinal plant yielding essential oil i.e. used widely by cosmetic, liquor, confectionary, pharmaceutical and related industries. The oil is generally extracted by steam distillation. Mentha after steam distillation gives two types of waste products i.e. high boiling hydrosol and bottom pitch which sells at very low prices for the preparation of incense sticks. The bottom pitch waste is a thick; fatty acid smelling material and is inexpensive.                                                                                  

Peppermint leaves carry menthol-rich volatile oils as well as tannins and bitters. Research has revealed this triad of compounds form a digestion improving cocktail that only nature could devise. Its oils sedate unhappy digestive tract nerves and reduce the shipment of nausea impulses to the brain. The tannins reduce any inflammation that might be present in the gut. The bitters increase the production. oil of M.  piperita that produce anti-cancer activity inducing cell death, either by necrosis or apoptosis (in Caco-2 cell line).  The cytotoxicity associated with essential oil has been attributed to various effects such as the production of reactive species, change in fluidity and membrane permeability, tubulin polymerization, imbalance in ion transport, and inhibition of protein function.     

Peppermint oil finds wide application in the flavoring of chewing gums, sugar confectionery, ice creams, desserts, baked goods, tobacco, and alcoholic beverages. It is also frequently employed in the flavoring of pharmaceutical and oral preparations.

COMMON USAGE

·        Promotes digestion

·        Prevents dental problems

·        Beneficial for nail care

·        Reduces headaches

·        Acts as strain buster

·        Relieves twitches

·        Treats urinary infection

·        Cures respiratory ailments

·        Reduces different types of pain

·        Strengthens immunity

·        Promotes blood circulation

·        Best hair care remedy

·        Good to cure skin problems

Ingredients:                                                              

S.No

Key Constituents

Strength (%)

1

Menthone

90-98

2

b-Terpineol

1.0–2.8

3

1,8-Cineole

0.5–2.3

4

(E)-Linalool oxide

1.3–1.7

5

(Z)-Linalool oxide

1.2–1.6

6

3-Octyl acetate

0.7–1.2

7

Geranyl acetate

0.7–1.8

Menthone Strength.: 95% and 98% Also Available

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Safety Summary                        

·        Hazards: Not known.

·        Cautions: Not known.

Organ Specific Effects       

·        Adverse skin reaction: No information found for either wild forest mint oil or piperitone oxide.

·        Systemic Effects                                           

·        Acute Toxicity: No information found.

·        Antioxidant/pro-oxidant activity: Mint oil significantly scavenged DPPH and OH radicals

·        Carcinogenic/anti carcinogenic potential: No data found for mint oil or piperitone oxide. The oil contains no known carcinogens.                            

 

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

·        Mobility: The product is insoluble in water.

·        Dispose of in compliance with all local and national regulations.

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