AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Mentha essential canadensis essential oil
Plant Name
: American wild mint
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Herb


Menthol oil is used in pharma and cosmetic industries inlcuding food industries, it give cooling effect.

Other Details

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, vomiting, morning sickness, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), cramps of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract and bile ducts, upset stomach, diarrhea, bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine, and gas.


1. Jirovetz, Leopold, et al. "Antimicrobial activities of essential oils of mint and peppermint as well as some of their main compounds." Journal of Essential oil research 21.4 (2009): 363-366.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Menthol 41.2
2Menthone 20.4

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