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Mentha Piperita Oil

Mentha Piperita Oil
Mentha Piperita Oil
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Mentha Piperita Oil

Peppermint oil is produced mainly in India. India is famous for its mint products. The bulk of world Peppermint oil exports are majorly from India. Indian soil and climatic conditions are conducive to producing and growing the best Peppermint plants that yield outstanding quality Peppermint oil. Even the odour profile is by far and undoubtedly the best in the world.

Peppermint oil has a penetrating odour. It is a colourless or pale yellow liquid. The main chemical component of Peppermint oil is Menthol. It is obtained by steam distillation of the flowering herb of Mentha Arvensis. Mentha Arvensis is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 10–60 cm (rarely to 100 cm) tall. The leaves are in opposite pairs, simple, 2–6.5 cm long and 1–2 cm broad, hairy, and with a coarsely serrated margin. The flowers are pale purple (occasionally white or pink), in clusters on the stem, each flower 3–4 mm long.

Peppermint oil has a long tradition of medicinal use, with archaeological evidence placing its use at least as far back as ten thousand years ago. Peppermint oil can be used for cough, cold, ulcers, headaches, to increase local blood flow, to stimulate secretion of bile, for alimentary canal pains, in cholera and diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, to disguise the taste of unpalatable drugs, in raising internal heat, influenza, hysteria, rheumatism, neuralgia, lumbago, sea-sickness, puerperal fevers, dermatitis, scabies, burns, muscular pains, cramps, arthritis, migraines, insomnia, shock and mental fogginess, dental cures, to treat sinusitis, asthma, bronchitis, to fight bad breath, to treat oily scalps, to relieve stress, helps in digestion, improves dull and oily skin, in Irritable Bowel Syndrome and bloating. It helps combat itching and minor skin irritations, to treat dandruff and head lice. It is an anti-septic, stimulant, anaesthetic, antibacterial, carminative, stomachic, anti-spasmodic and disinfectant.

Peppermint oil is used in perfumes, scented products, foods, cosmetics, chewing gums, creams, balms, toners and lotions, liniments, tooth paste, shampoos and soaps. It is used as a hair conditioner, and widely used in aroma therapy. The oil is used in sprout control in Potatoes. It prevents the infestation of ants, aphids, plant lice and types of beetles, mice, gophers, moles, etc., it is a mosquitoe and flea repellant.

Peppermint oil blends well with Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Spearmint, Benzoin, Black pepper,  Melissa (Lemon balm), Marjoram, and Spice oils.

What Is Mentha Piperita Oil ?

Our company manufactures and supplies Mentha Piperita Oil, which is obtained from mentha piperita that belongs to the botanical family of labiatae. Mentha piperita is also known as balm mint and brandy mint by various people of the world. Our oil has refreshing and cooling property, which makes it widely utilized in fragrance treatment to promote the mind, to enhance concentration and to improve mental agility while reducing redness, calming itchiness as well as irritation and cooling the skin. Mentha Piperita Oil additionally assists to provide relieve to migraine, sinus, chest congestion, spastic colon and in addition, it also helps in boosting the digestive system of human body.

Oil Characteristics:
Our oil possesses sharp, menthol and fresh aroma. The color of our product will vary from translucent to light yellow and watery in thickness.

How Our Oil Is Extracted ?

We extract our oil from the complete plant of mentha piperita that grows above the surface prior to flowering. The oil is obtained through the process of steam distillation from partly dried or fresh plant, where the output is only from 0.1 to 1.0 %.

Composition of Chemical:
There are various chemical elements in our mentha piperata, which includes menthone, methyl acetate, isomenthone, b-pinene, germacrene-d, pulegone, menthol, 1,8-cineole, methofuran, limonene, a-pinene and trans-sabinene hydrate.

Safety Measures
Although our oil is non-irritant and non-toxic, yet sensitization can be an issue because of the menthol ingredient. It can induce aggravation to the mucus membrane and skin, which is why our product ought to be kept far from the eyes. Further, it ought to be abstained amid pregnancy and ought not be utilized on kids under the age of seven.

Helpful Properties:
The helpful qualities of our Mentha Piperita Oil are pain relieving, soporific, antigalactagogue, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, antiphlogistic, astringent, cholagogue, decongestant, expectorant, cephalic, emmenagogue, hepatic, febrifuge, stimulant, nervine, sudorific, vermifuge and stomachic.

Mentha Piperita Oil Used For :-

  • It is amazing for depression and mental weakness, invigorating the soul and fortifying mental nimbleness and enhancing focus. It helps for shock, migraine, vertigo, faintness, apathy, headache and nervous stress and normally, respiratory issues and in addition sinus, asthma, pneumonia, cholera, dry coughs, congestion, bronchitis and tuberculosis.
  • Our oil is useful for problems of digestive system because it promotes the secretion of bile and gall bladder. It is utilized cramps, spastic colon, nausea, colic, dyspepsia and flatulence as well as can mitigate pain in aching feet, neuralgia, painful menstruation, toothache, rheumatism and muscular pains.
  • On the skin, our Mentha Piperita Oil is utilized to alleviate skin itchiness and irritation and furthermore decreases skin redness, where aggravation is available. It is utilized for dermatitis, ringworm, pruritus, acne and scabies and additionally mitigates sunburn, inflammation and itching of the skin, while in the meantime having a cooling activity.

Our Oil Mixes Well With:
Nevertheless most oils mix well with each other, our oil mixes especially well with eucalyptus, marjoram, rosemary, benzoin, lavender and lemon.

Specifications of standard variety of Indian Peppermint Oil :-
Test Specifications
Appearance Colourless or pale yellow liquid
Odour Refreshing mint odour
Identification Complies with BP/USP
Solubility 1ml dissolves in 4ml of 70% alchohol
Taste Cool sensation in mouth and characteristic mint flavour 
Solubility 1ml dissolves in 4ml of 70% alchohol
Taste Cool sensation in mouth and characteristic mint flavour 
Acidity/Alkalinity Neutral to Litmus solution
Specific Gravity 0.900g - 0.916g
Refractive Index 0.900g - 0.916g
Optical Rotation -10° to -30°
Fixed Oils and Fats Negative
L-Menthol Content 37% - 40%
Total Menthol Content Not less than 50%
Storage Store in a cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light



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