Latin Name: Mentha piperita L.
Part Used: Whole herb
Specification: 5-10% Menthol
Appearance: Brownish yellow fine powder
CAS NO.: 89-78-1
Test Method: By HPLC
Molecular Formula: C10H20O
Molecular Weight: 156.27
Peppermint is also called mentha and it is a kind of plants that not only can be eaten but also can be used as spice with a special favor.
In China, it is most planted in Anhui and Jiangsu provinces as an annual herb.
As one kind of traditional Chinese medicines, it is beneficial to cure flu, headache, neuralgia and pruritus. It also can be used as a kind of tea.
Function and Application:
1.Peppermint can be used as a kind of tea with the effect of increasing the energy.
2.The whole peppermint can be used to make medicine with the effect of curing cold, fever, headache and muscle pain.
3.Peppermint contains menthol that has the effects in freshening breath and has many functions such as curing the stomachache and aiding digestion.
Application: Food; Health care products