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Peppermint

  • India
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Mentha piperita

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Peppermint
Botanical name: Mentha piperita
Origin: India
Processing method: Steam distillation of the aerial part.
Organic status: EU and NOP

INCI name: Mentha Piperita Oil
EINECS-CAS: 84082-70-2
Alternative CAS: 8006-90-4
EC: 282-015-4
REACH registration number: 01-2119974601-36-0032

Odour: Characteristic of mint, sweet and menthol-like
Appearance: Colourless to pale yellow/green clear mobile liquid

Relative density (20°C): 0.896 to 0.918
Refractive index (20°C): 1.459 to 1.465
Optical rotation (20°C): -35° to -5°
Flash point: 66°C (closed cup)

Menthol: 30% to 45%
Menthone: 25% to 35%
Menthyl Acetate: 2% to 10%
Menthofuran: 2% to 8%
Limonene: 1% to 5%
Beta-Caryophyllene: 1% to 3.5%
Pulegone: 0% to 2.5%

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