spearmint
SPEARMINT

  • COMMON NAME : Spearmint , Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Mentha spicata
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Leaves
  • USE : Aromatherapy, improve memory, anti-bacterial

Description

Spearmint Essential Oil is obtained from the steam distillation of the Spearmint plant’s leaves, stems, and/or flowering tops. The extracted essential oils range in colour from clear and colourless to a pale yellow or pale olive. Its scent is fresh and herbaceous.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS(range)
Result 
Method 
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@20
0.910-0.938
0.921
AOAC920-212
REFRACTIVE INDEX@20
1.480-1.495
1.488
AOAC920-141
OPTICAL ROTATION@20
-70.0 to -53.0
-62.2
AOAC920-142
Physical appearance
Liquid 
Conforms 
Test parameters 
Specification(range)
Result 
Method
COLOR 
Liquid colorless to green yellow 
Conforms 
Physical 
ODOR 
Minty 
Conforms 
Physical 
SOLUBILITY
Soluble in oil and alcohol, insoluble in water
Conforms 
Physical 
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use.
Primary constituents
L-limonene, L-carvone
Components
Range(%)
%
Method 
L-limonene
7.0-15
10.34
GC
L-carvone
57-71
61.16
GC
*EU Allergen