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    Early spring of menthe arvensis in India
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    Typical early plantation of COrnmint in India
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    Typical local production of mints in India

Cornmint Oil India Mentha arvensis

  • Description

    Cornmint comes from the plant Mentha arvensis and is native to Europe although it is highly cultivated in Northern India. The essential oil is derived from the steam distillation of the leaves.

    Cornmint is used in similar applications to peppermint but it’s taste and odour are slightly milder. It’s slightly different properties lend itself well to more therapeutic applications as well as the obvious flavouring use.

    As it is both antiseptic and anti-bacterial t is often found in dental products for the treatment of swollen gums and toothache as well as being often found in mouthwash for these benefits and its cooling flavour.

    You will find many tropical skin cooling products containing cornmint. It’s also commonly used to treat stomach and respiratory complaints, headaches and muscular aches and pains..

     

     

  • Product Details

    • Botanical name: Mentha arvensis
    • Origin: India
    • Crop Season: May - July
    • Plant/part used: Leaves
    • Method of extraction: Steam distillation
    • TSCA CAS: 90063-97-1
    • EINECS: 290-058-5
    • Appearance: Slight yellow to colourless clear liquid
    • Organoleptic Properties: Minty, fresh
    • Density: 0.889 - 0.910
    • Refractive index: 1.456 - 1.467
    • Optical rotation: -25° to -37°
    • Chemical constituents: L-menthol
  • Latest Market Information March 28, 2018

    The year 2018 opened with almost nil carryover of stock from last year since total production and carryover supplies just balanced out the current demand. This has caused prices to surge at the beginning of 2018. However, expectations from the origin are positive as prices are expected to be lower at the time of the new crop in June/July 2018.

    Market prices USD 22.00 /kilo
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