Menthol Crystal - Natural Peppermint Camphor

- Nov 27, 2019-

Menthol  is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from peppermint or other mint oils. It is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature and melts slightly above. The main form of menthol occurring in nature is (−)-menthol, which is assigned the (1R,2S,5R) configuration.


In food field,

Menthol crystals is usually used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, menthol can promote digestion and increase appetite;

In daily necessities field

Menthol can be added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;

In pharmaceutical field,

Due to menthol has the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.