Mentha Piperita

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Mentha Piperita, is obtained from steam distillation of Mentha Piperita leaves. It is also called as Black Peppermint oil because of its dark color leaves. Its major components are Menthofuran and L-Menthol. L-Menthol content is lower as compared to Mentha Arvensis. Origin of Peppermint oil is USA and India:

  • Natural Mentha Piperita (Menthafuran 1.5-12%)
  • Mentha Piperita Eur pH
  • Piperita Terpenes
Mentha Piperita can be used in numerous forms like oil, leaf extract and water). 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, bath preparations, mouthwashes, toothpastes, and topical preparations. Topical preparations of peppermint oil have been used to relieve irritation and inflammation. Its role as a sensitizer should be recognized so as to aid in the diagnosis of both dermatitis and oral conditions and to allow the initiation of proper avoidance measures.