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Menthol Crystals

Product Code: 09MEN

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Important Information

Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.


Product: Menthol Crystals

Latin Name: Mentha spp.

Plant Family: Lamiacea

Other Names: Peppermint Crystals

Description: Menthol was first isolated in 1771, by Hieronymus David Gaubius a German chemist. They are an organic compound obtained from Cornmint (Mentha arvensis), Peppermint (Mentha piperita) and various other mint oils, the crystals can also be synthesised.
Menthol, when steam distilled and cooled, forms transparent shards of highly aromatic crystals which look almost glass like.


Menthol crystals have a strong minty aroma that is both pleasing and refreshing; they are used in cosmetics, liniments for soothing muscles, proprietary products to help relieve nasal congestion, medicated creams, throat lozenges, dental care products, pain relief sprays, shampoos for dandruff and many other products. The crystals can be ‘melted’ in water or oil at a temperature of 44°C (112.2°F), they can also be added to alcohol. A small dish of the crystals place in a room of those suffering from a cold can help ease congestion.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

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