|Menthol crystals are naturally produced when the essential oil of the Mint plant is reduced to -7.6° F. They dissolve readily into alcohol or essential oils, and they can also be dissolved into water or oil at their melting point of 111.2 deg. F. Menthol crystals are cooling, refreshing, and have a pleasantly strong minty aroma. They are used in many different cosmetics. This natural product is used to help relieve muscular aches and pains, coughing, congestion, the flu, and upper respiratory problems.
Mouth- Menthol is used within lip balm and throat products. It helps reduce inflammation when applied, and soothes sore throat.
Perfume- Menthol is used within perfume as a natural ingredient that helps bring out the scents and flavors of the floral additives.
Skin- Menthol can be applied directly to cuts, scrapes and bruises to reduce inflammation and irritation. It also has a soothing sensation that can assist in the side effects of sunburn and open wounds.
Mental- Many people believe the menthol scent can be used for aromatherapy, as the soothing fragrance can provide relief to stress, anxiety and nervousness.
Breath- Menthol is found within many oral hygiene products like toothpaste, mouth spray, mouthwash and other edible items that assist in preventing bad breath.