Menthol Crystal
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Menthol Crystal

CAS #2216-51-5

Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from corn mint, peppermint, or other mint oils.



Purity: 99%min

Appearance: Transparent Hexagonal Or Needlelike Crystals

HS Code: 29061100

Menthol crystal is applied in food field, often used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, menthol can promote digestion and increase appetite;

Menthol crystal is Applied in daily necessities field, menthol can be added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;

Menthol crystal is Applied in pharmaceutical field, because menthol has the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.    

Appearance:Colorless, Transparent Hexagonal Or Needlelike Crystals;
Odor:Having Characteristic Odor Of Natural Menthol Obtained From Menthol Avensis Oil;
Melting Point:42 - 44°C;
Non-volatile Matter:0.05% Maximum;
Specific Rotation25:-50°- -49°
AS Content:≤3PPM
Heavy Metal Content:≤10PPM
Chemical Constituents:99.50 min Laevo-menthol

Functions and Applications

1. Menthol acts as a carminative, meaning that it prevents and treats gas in the intestines.

2.Menthol also relaxes the intestinal muscles and prevents spasms.

3.Additionally, menthol has pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory actions, notes the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

4.Menthol’s potential use in treating respiratory conditions stems from its ability to dilate the bronchioles, says the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

5.Menthol’s use in treating colds, flu and bronchitis is also related to its expectorant actions, which involves thinning and loosening mucous congestion.

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