Indications of Menthol:
-Menthol has effect on inflammation of the eye, sore throat, ulcers in the mouth;
-Menthol is used to treat rubella measles; discomfort with feeling of distension in the chest and hypochondriac regions;
-Menthol has function of headache in influenza, upper respiratory infection and other epidemic febrile diseases at the inital stage.
Specification of Menthol:
Colorless,transparent hexagonal or needlelike crystals
Having characteristic odor of natural menthol
Non volatile matter
1 g sample fully dissolved in 5 ml 90% ethanol
Specific rotation, 25℃
Heavy metal (as Pb)
25kg net fibre barrel
Welcome 1kg to 50kg s sample first
Conclusion: The above product conforms to the standard.
Application of Menthol:
-Applied in food field, often used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, menthol can promote digestion and increase appetite;
-Applied in daily necessities field, menthol can be added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;
-Applied in pharmaceutical field, because menthol has the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.