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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Mentha Viridis essential oil
Plant Name
: Garden Mint, Pudina
Plant Variety Name
: Ganga
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant

Introduction

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Other Details

Mentha viridis is grown for its aromatic and carminative essential oil, called oil of spearmint. Spearmint leaves can be used whole; chopped; dried; dried and ground; frozen; or preserved in salt, sugar, sugar syrup, alcohol, or oil.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Anti-microbial

Reference

1. SPS Khanuja, AK Shasany, S Dhawan, MP Darokar, S Sa-tapathy, TRS Kumar, VK Gupta,A K Tripathi, S Awasthi, V Prajapati, AA Naqvi, KK Agrawal, JR Bahl, AK Singh,A Ahmad, RP Bansal, A Krishna and D Saikia. Multutility plant ’Ganga’ of Mentha spicata var. viridis. J. Med. Arom. Pl. Sci (2001) 23: 113-116.

2. Mkaddem, Mounira, et al. "Chemical composition and antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Mentha (longifolia L. and viridis) essential oils." Journal of food science 74.7 (2009): M358-M363.

3. Mkaddem, Mounira, et al. "Chemical composition and antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Mentha (longifolia L. and viridis) essential oils." Journal of food science 74.7 (2009): M358-M363.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Piperitenone Oxide 70
2Carvone 20
31,8-Cineole 10.5

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Limonene 4.87
2Beta-Caryophyllene 3.00
3Camphor 3.68
4Terpinen-4-Ol 2.97
5Cis-P-Menth-2-En-1-Ol 1.20
6Isomenthone 1.13
7Alpha-Guaiene 1.01
8Alpha-Terpineol 1.97
9Beta-Myrcene 0.19
10Delta-3-Carene 0.34
11Gamma-Terpinene 0.78
12Isopulegol 0.28
133-Octanol 0.54
14P-Cymene 0.33
15Alpha- Pinene 0.50
16Sabinene 0.20

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