Menthol And Derivatives

Menthol / Derivatives

We at Innova Global (India), a leading organization, engaged in manufacturing and offering a superior quality range of , Peppermint is generally regarded as the world's oldest medicine's, with archeological evidence placing its use at least as far back as ten thousand years ago. Mentha arvensis is the primary species of mint used to make natural menthol crystals and natural menthol flakes. This species is primarily grown in the Uttar Pradesh region in India. Menthol as an organic compound also manufactured synthetically or obtained from peppermint or other mint oils.

The crystals are waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature with a very low melting point. The main form of menthol occurring in nature is negative menthol. Menthol's ability to chemically trigger the cold sensitive trpm8 receptors in the skin is responsible for the well known cooling sensation that it provokes when inhaled, eaten, or applied to the skin. Menthol does not cause an actual drop in temperature.

Menthol has local anesthetic, cooling and counter irritant qualities. Peppermint has a high menthol content, and is often used as a favouring in tea, ice cream, confectionery, chewing gum, and toothpaste. The oil also contains menthol and methyl esters. It is the oldest and most popular flavor of mint-flavored confectionery. Peppermint can also be found in some shampoos and soaps, which give the hair a minty scent and produce a cooling sensation on the skin and hence is widely used in prickly heat talks. We are one of the major exporters of pure Menthol crystal, Menthol Oil. We also have:

  • Thymol
  • Camphor
  • Terpeniol
  • Alpha and beta Pinene and other such products in our exports range.