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Peppermint Oil Ip/Bp/Ep/Usp

Peppermint Oil Ip/Bp/Ep/Usp
Peppermint Oil Ip/Bp/Ep/Usp
Product Code : EO 00011
Product Description
Specifications

Peppermint Oil, Peppermint Oil IP/BP/EP/USP 
Competitive Prices 
Prompt Shipment 
Export Worthy packing 

Peppermint Oil BP is derived from the leaves of Mentha Piperita plant grown in the western part of Uttar Pradesh in India. Peppermint Oil BP (Indian Piperita) is an essential oil which is being used in various applications like perfumes, cosmetics, analgesic balms, ointments, lotions, creams, tooth paste shampoos and conditioners. Constituents of Peppermint Oil BP (Indian Piperita type) are Alpha Pinene, Beta Pinene, Limonene, Cineole, L-Menthone, Menthafurone, Isomenthone, Menthyl Acetate, Isopulegone, Neo Menthol, L-menthol, Pipretone etc. Peppermint Oil BP (Indian Piperita) has a long tradition of medicinal use, with archaeological evidence placing its use.

Appearance

Pale yellow coloured clear liquid, minty taste, characteristic odour

Solubility

Soluble in Ethanol

Identification

(A) By TLC

As per BP

Identification

(B) By GLC

As per BP

Relative Density

0.900 to 0.916

Refractive Index

1.457 to 1.467

Optical Rotation

-10° to -30°

Acid Value

Max 1.4

Fatty Acid & Resinified

As per BP

Assay By GC

Limonene Content                  1 to 5%
Cineole Content                    3.5 to 14%
L-Menthone Content            14 to 32%
Mentha Furan Content          1 to 9%
Iso-Menthone Content          1.5 to 10%
Menthyl Acetate Content       2.8 to 10%
Iso-Pulegol Content                 0.20% Max
Neo menthol Content              1% to 7%
Menthol Content                     30 to 55%
Pulegone Content                    4.0% Max
Carvone Content                     1.0% Max

  

 


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