Aromatic Description: Strong. Crisp, clean, minty, and has a
Perfumery Description: Top
It has a peppermint odor and produces a
sensation of cold in the mouth and nasal passages. It is an anodyne used to
treat neuralgia and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose.
Menthol is an ingredient in some
cigarettes, cough drops, shaving creams, and lotions. It is also used as a
muscle pain relief balm, and is often referred to having cooling effects
when applied on the skin properly.
Blends Well With: Thyme, Basil, Spearmint, Bergamot, Rosemary,
Cajeput, Pine, Cedarwood, Niaouli, Cypress, Marjoram, Eucalyptus, Mandarin,
Lemon, and Lime
History: Menthol has been known in Japan for over 2000 years. It came
to the west in 1771. Menthol Liquid is crystallized and removed from the
Safety Notes &
sensitize skin when used in concentrated form. Use in moderation.
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and the information listed on this page is not necessary
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