Mentha Spicata Oil
Mentha Spicata oil is obtained from the plant, Mentha Spicata L. that has an underground rhizome, hairy or hairless stems, broad leaves, square shaped stem and slender spiky flowers. This essential oil has many uses, especially in pharmaceutical industry. The other industries that demand this pessential oil are food, confectionery and cosmetic. The oil gets biological activities from the plant, like antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, antioxidant, diuretic and carminative. The oil contains oxygenated monoterpenes, sesquiterpene hydrocarbons and monoterpene hydrocarbons.