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Mentha spicata L. var Viridis , Ganga

About PlantMentha spicata L.var. Viridis (Family: Lamiaceae) is the predominant source of flavour in various confectionary and food items due to the presence of carvone as the major component in its essential oil.
Plant VarietyGanga
Major Constituents of VarietyPiperitenone oxide 73.13
Essential OilMentha Viridis essential oil
MS Graph of Essential Oil
Compounds in essential OilPiperitenone oxide, carvone, dihydrocarvone, limonene, beta-pinene, myrcene, menthol
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Compound Property
ContributorSPS 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
Year of Release2010
Reference Multutility plant ’Ganga’ of Mentha spicata var. viridis. J. Med. Arom. Pl. Sci (2001) 23: 113-116.

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