Mint Essential Oil
The Japanese Mint that flavours your food
Mint (Mentha arvensis) essential oil is extracted by steam distilling the leaves and stems.
MARNYS® Mint Essential Oil is 100% pure and chemotyped, that is, this oil has got a defined composition and is 100% of natural origin.
Mint oil has been obtained by steam distillation and has not been denatured or mixed with other oils, what ensures the properties of the essential oil.
Mentha arvensis, Japanese mint or wild mint, is a species of phanerogam plant belonging to the family Lamiaceae native to the warm regions of Europe and central and western Asia, the eastern Himalayas and Siberia. Wild mint is an herbaceous evergreen plant that grows up to 60cm, the stems grow upwards, its leaves are elliptical-lanceolate to broadly oval and slightly toothed, and the flowers are pale purple.
MARNYS® Mint Essential Oil contains the following chemotypes: menthol, menthone and isomenthone. Its colour and appearance ranges from colorless to greenish yellow. It has got an intense and refreshing smell, and a characteristic pungent taste, properties that favour food taste.
MARNYS® Mint Essential Oil is a food-grade oil and a great dressing for salads, soups, sauces and stews. It is also used to accompany roasted meat. It is an interesting option to prepare a delicious aromatic Tabulé with Couscous, cucumber, tomato, onion, orange, tangerine, green and red peppers, parsley and wild mint or Japanese Mint.
- HOW TO USE
- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
HOW TO USE
Always dilute 1-2 drops in 250g of food (juice, tea, salad, etc.). Maximum 3 times a day.
Mint essential oil (Mentha Arvensis leaves oil).
Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep out of the reach of children.
· Food supplements should not be used as a substitiute for a balanced nutrition.
· It is recommended to keep a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
· Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
· Keep away from children.
· Do not store at a temperatures above 30ºC.
TO KNOW MORE
Wild mint or Japanese Mint has got high levels of menthol (approximately 80% of volatile oil) compared to Peppermint (Mentha piperita), and is the most used for the extraction of this chemotype. Traditional Chinese and Indian herbology have used it at a food level for digestive processes, a fact recognised by the German Commission E.