Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil

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Peppermint is an aromatic perennial plant. It is a hybrid mint, a cross between water mint and spearmint indigenous to Europe and middle east, it belongs to family laniaceae and grows throughout north America, Asia,and Europe. It was first cultivated in England. In the British herbal pharmacopoeia as a remedy for intestinal colic, gas, cold, morning sickness,and menstruation pain.The plant is cultivated for its oil. We are reputed manufacturers and Exporters of Pure and Natural peppermint oil in India. So, visit our page, know business certificates and products specifications and start to Buy Now

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KNOW ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF PEPPERMINT OIL:
Peppermint is an aromatic perennial plant. It is a hybrid mint, a cross between water mint and spearmint indigenous to Europe and Middle East. It belongs to family laniaceae and grows throughout north America, Asia,and Europe. Peppermint was first cultivated in England.In the British herbal pharmacopoeia, it is described as a remedy for intestinal colic, gas, cold, morning sickness, and menstruation pain. The plant is cultivated for its oil.The Latin name of this oil is Mentha Piperita which belongs to the Labiatae family and commonly grows 2-3 feet long, having violet in color flowers and leaves dark growing color.

Specifications of Peppermint Oil:

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

Product

PEPPERMINT OIL

Botanical source

Mentha Piperita/Mentha Arvensis

Part of the plant used

Leaves

CAS NO.

8006-90-4

Appearance

Clear colorless, free from sediment

Color

Amber yellow in color

Odor

Characteristic of mint and menthol like odour

Solubility

Obtained at 27 C with 70% ethanol

 Molecular Formula

 C62H108O7



IDENTIFICATION

 

 Flash point

59.0-85.0

 

 

PHYSIOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES-

 

Relative Density

0.780- 0.998

Refractive Index

Between 1.3500 - 1.5595

Optical rotation

Between - 12.0 - -40

weight /ml

Between 0.800g - 0.995

Assay for  Alcohol(as menthol)

29% - 49%

Assay for ketones( as menthone)

10% - 32%


PEPPERMINT OIL - IP, BP, USP EXTRACTION METHOD:
It is extracted from the Natural plant of Peppermint (Mentha piperita) through the method of steam distillation. Peppermint plant (Mentha piperita) is hybrid obtained from spearmint (M. spicata) and watermint (M. aquatica). Peppermint oil is commonly used in foods and beverages as flavor, formulation of shampoo, conditioners and cosmetics as well as good fragrance in soaps industries.

LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF PEPPERMINT OIL:
It is a natural hybrid of two species of Mint, water Mint (Mentha Aquatica) and Spearmint (Mentha Spicata).
- Peppermint was first cultivated in late 17th century in England.
- Ancients Egyptians used this herb as remedy for indigestion.
- Dating back to 1000 b.c, dried peppermint leaves were found in Egyptian pyramids.
- It was valued as a stomach soother by ancient Greeks and Romans.
- In western Europe, during 18thcentury,peppermint became popular as a folk remedy for vomiting, nausea,morning sickness, respiratory infections and menstrual disorders.
- It was first listed in 1721, in London pharmacopoeia.
- During modern times,it appears IN British Herbal Pharmacopoeia as a remedy for flatulence, intestinal colic, colds, menstrual pain and morning sickness.

RESEARCH AND STUDIES ON PEPPERMINT OIL
Articles to describe the research work on this oil-
1.Journal of advanced nursing 26(3),543 -549, 1997 by Sylvina Tate.
Peppermint oil : a treatment for postoperative nausea.- This paper describes the research study to analyses the efficacy of this oil for treatment of postoperative nausea.
View at www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com

2. Journal of Essential oil Reseach 24(5),4811-486,2012 by Ann A Catherine,Hanumanthiah Deepika, Pradeep S Negi. Antibacterial activity of eugenol and this oil in model food systems.
View at www.tandfonline.com

3.Effect of fibre,antispasmodics and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome:systematic review and meta analysis by Alexender C Ford, Nicholas J Taally
View at www.bmj.com

UNDERSTAND THE PROPERTIES AND COMPONENTS:
The most active components of this hybrid oil are menthol (30% - 40%) and menthone (20% - 30%).It is also comprised of many other minor constituents including menthafuran, limonene and 1,8 –cineole. Chemical composition of the leaves of peppermint may vary with geographical region, plant maturity and processing conditions. The peppermint herb is widely cultivated all the way through Europe and North America and its leaves are often used to kill germs, relieve pain, flavor tea, food and to boosts blood circulation.Plant is is normally harvested in full bloom stage and around 0.76 to 0.87 )water/wet matter) moisture content. High moisture content can hamper the safe storage of fresh medicinal and aromatic plants for long period.With application f heat ,drying and removal of water content is done to increase the shelf life of plant.

AMAZING HEALTH USES & BENEFITS:
Peppermint oil is used to treat the following conditions:
IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME(IBS)
-provides the smoothness to your muscles of the gastro intestinal tract.
-gives relief from inflammation and GI discomfort.
-reduces the growth of bacteria that naturally live in the GI tract.
-relieving pain sensation in the GI tract.
- Prevent or reduce vomiting and gives relief in flatulence and Nausea.

RESPIRATORY DISORDERS:
• It is used to treat sinus: Peppermint has anti-bacterial anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. Because of this peppermint tea may fight clogged sinuses due to infections like common cold and allergies.
•Improves the perception of airflow in your nasal cavity.
•Inhibits the growth of respiratory tract bacteria.
•Reduce swelling in respiratory tract.
•Treats cold and cough.

TOPICAL USES:
It has numerous health uses.It is used as a topical application to get relief from Muscles pain, Itching and headaches

INDUSTRIAL BENEFITS:
Peppermint oil helps to reduce vomiting, anxiety and pain. It is known to raise alertness and improves memory. It blends well with various essential oils, and helps to enhance alertness and Stamina.

MEDICINAL USES
• It is used to treat morning sickness.
• Peppermint oil is helpful in Cramps of the upper gastrointestinal tract and bile ducts.
Infections: It having antibacterial properties, it is effective against some species of bacteria such as Escherichia, Salmonella, coli, and Staphylococcus aureus.
• Viruses: It has antiviral properties, used to treat viral infection such as the influenza virus and herpes simplex viruses.
Chronic itching: This natural oil is used to treat skin itching due to its cooling properties. It helps reduce itching caused by poison ivy, bug bites, and hives. It can also be used to treat itching due to liver disease,diabetes, eczema and kidney disease.
Muscles pain: Used this oil to treat muscle pain. It contains menthol, which has a cooling sensation on sore, achy muscles. Due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.

KNOW ABOUT SIDE EFFECTS
When applied to skin – It is likely safe.
When inhaled – peppermint oil is safe when inhaled for aromatherapy.
During Pregnancy and in breast feeding mothers – its possibly safe to be taken orally
Avoid in Achlorhydria – in this condition hydrochloric acid is not produced by stomach, therefore enteric coating of peppermint pills dissolve too early in the digestive system.Few possible side effects of peppermint oil include heartburn, nausea,dry mouth and abdominal pain, when taken orally in this condition.
Rarely, it causes allergic reactions
Diarrhea – Taking enteric coated peppermint oil can lead to anal burning during diarrhea.
Renal failure – overdose of this finest oil can cause acute renal failure.

HOW TO USE PEPPERMINT OIL
· It is used along with Wintergreen oil to treat pain from tension headaches and migraine.
· For stomach pain and diarrhea, we can apply two to three drops of oil on stomach, massage gently, or either mix few drops of oil in warm water and drink it.
· For muscle pain, we can apply suchhigh quality oil after mixing few drops with carrier oil on the affected area. It gives cooling and calming effect on muscle, which reduce the pain.
· For headache, we can take few drops of oil and apply on the temples and back of neck. It gives relief from pain and also helps to relax.
· Take few drops of this essential oil, Massage the oil gently on scalp. You feel a tingling sensation. Leave the oil on scalp for half an hour and then wash hair with shampoo.

KNOW ABOUT INDIAN PIPERITA?
Oil of Indian Piperita is highly useful in Ayurveda preparations traditionally used in Medicine. Archaeological evidences show that it was being used for the health benefits as far as a thousand years earlier. It is a unique essential oil that is massively used in a wide range of products such as lotions, cosmetic product, conditioners & shampoos, analgesic balms, creams, chewing gums and perfumes etc. In order to guarantee the accurate and purity of peppermint composition, our Quality Control team checks the quality of the Indian Piperita oil.

How to Store: 100% pure Peppermint oil could easily stored in fitted container in dark and cool place.

Peppermint Essential Oil Where to Buy?
We are professionally managed and certified by worldwide certification like ISO 2009-2015, ISO 22000:2018, GMP and HACCP and HALAL. We provide the natural Peppermint oil with all therapeutic properties intact.
We deal in wide range of essential oils as a top leading Manufacturer in India. Our verified Peppermint oil BP is popularly have demand in Middle East, Far East and African countries. We sell our Natural and top quality products at wholesale rate in New Delhi. For more queries, related to mint derivatives, essential oils, carrier oils and aromatherapy oils, please contact us directly through email.

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