Mentha Piperita Oil
Specifications :
CAS Number 8006-90-4
Botanical Source Mentha Piperita Lim
Synonym Oil of peppermint Mentha Piperita
Empirical Formula --------
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Description Colourless Pale Yellow to Pale greenish Yellow.
Odour Characteristic odour.
Solubility Freely soluble in ethanol.
Optical Rotation -10.00 To -30.00
Specific Gravity 0.900 To 0.916gm/ml
Refractive Index 1.457 To 1.467
Limonene 1.00% TO 5.00%
Cineole 3.50% TO 14.00%
Menthone 14.00% TO 32.00%
Mentha Furan 1.00% TO 9.00%
Iso-Menthone 1.50% TO 10.00%
Menthyl Acetate 2.80% TO 10.00%
Iso-Pulegole Max. 0.20%
Menthol 30.00% TO 55.00%
Carvone Max. 1.00%
Pulegone 4.00%
Ratio of cineole to limonene content is Min. 2.
Use The Mentha Piperita Oil (Oil Peppermint Ex-Piperita) finds extensive usage in the Pharmaceutical and flavor industry.
Storage condition Store in well closed containers, in cool and dry storage area.