CW Apothecary is a wholesale bulk supplier of Menthol Crystals. Menthol crystals are used in a wide variety of cosmetic applications and consumer products such as toothpaste, mouthwash, hair and skin creams, sore throat lozenges, muscle rubs, cooling agents and medicated oils. They can also be used in the soap making industry and will dissolve in oils by lightly heating the crystals. Menthol crystals are solid at room temperature and are popular for their cooling and refreshing attributes, as well as their strong favorable minty aroma. They are soluble in alcohol, but mostly insoluble in water and glycerin. Menthol crystals are very concentrated and only a small amount may be needed in the formulation.
Uses of Menthol Crystals
Menthol is used within lip balm and throat products. It helps reduce inflammation when applied, and soothes sore throat. 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. Many people believe the menthol scent can be used for aromatherapy, as the soothing fragrance can provide relief to stress, anxiety and nervousness. Menthol is found within many oral hygiene products like toothpaste, mouth spray, mouthwash and other edible items that assist in preventing bad breath.
Applications of Menthol Crystals
Menthol crystal when liquified should be diluted with any carrier oil of choice before application to open wounds, sunburn, skin irritation and other general redness on the outside of the skin. -Inhale aroma for mood/mental issues. Mix into bathwater for calming effects, and Mix with lip balm products or apply directly to lips to reduce swelling and get better breath.
|Botanical Name||Mentha arvensis|
|Flashpoint||190 deg F|
|Appearance||Colorless Hez crystals|