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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Mentha citrata Kiran essential oil
Plant Name
: Bergot mint
Plant Variety Name
: Kiran
Plant Tissue Name
: Dried material


Mint is used for the common cold, cough, inflammation of the mouth and throat, sinus infections, and respiratory infections. It is also used for digestive problems including heartburn, nausea and other diseases. The oil yield of the variety is 239 Kg/ha

Other Details

A tea made from the fresh or dried leaves has traditionally been used for stomach aches, nausea, parasites and other digestive disorders,for nerves and sick stomach, and for fevers and headaches.


1. Patra, NK, Kumar, B. 2005. Improved varieties and genetic research in medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs). In Proceedings of second national Interactive Meet on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants: 53-61.

2. Mastelić, Josip, Mladen Miloš, and Danica Kuštrak. "Free and glycosidically bound volatiles of Mentha citrata ehrh." Croatica Chemica Acta 73.3 (2000): 781-794.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Linalool 48.0
2Linalyl Acetate 38.0
3Trans-Linalool Oxide 13.68
41,8-Cineole 12.51

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Geranyl Acetate 8.66
2Beta-Myrcene 8.1
3Alpha-Terpineol 7.38
4Hedycaryol 4.2
5Geraniol 3.18
6Neryl Acetate 3.56
7Cis-beta-ocimene 2.02
8Alloocimene 1.18
9Alpha-Terpinolene 1.03
10Trans-Beta-Ocimene 1.03
11Beta-Pinene 1.69
12Caryophyllene 1.62
13Geranial 0.11
14Alpha-Humulene 0.21
15Alpha-Pinene 0.31
16Nerol 0.98
17Beta-Cubebene Trace
18Beta-Elemene 0.31
19Terpinen-4-Ol 0.31
20Beta-Farnesene 0.5
21Eudesmol 0.47

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