There are various uses of menthol crystals in the industries such as in the processing of candies, pharmaceuticals, perfumery, personal care, and tobacco products due to its cooling and refreshing sensation. The percentage of usage of these crystals varies from 0.2% to 10%.
Menthol crystals contain local analgesic, anesthetic, antiprutitic, anti irritant, and antispasmodic qualities. Menthol is an excellent stimulator of the cold sensation receptors of the skin and provide utmost cooling sensation. It is good for combating with the bad breath so, it is widely used in toothpaste and mouthwashes. The cooling sensation of crystals provides a cool feeling which makes it a main ingredient in the peppermint & spearmint chewing gums.
In Pharmaceuticals, menthol crystals are used in various cough drops, cough medicines, and throat lozenges because it cures the slight throat irritation effectively. It is also used for alleviating nausea and it can also settle the digestive system due to its carminative property. Owing to its anti irritant and antipruritic quality, menthol crystals are extensively used in the formulation of anti itch balms & creams. Menthol crystal is also very beneficial to relieve the upper respiratory issues & chest congestion and direct inhaling of it provides instant relief from blocked nasal passages.
Due to its analgesic property, it is used as a highly remarkable additive of creams and lotions. It also provides immediate relief from pains, minor aches and muscle sprain because of its antispasmodic property. Apart from this, menthol crystals are also used in hair shampoos, deodorants, hair conditioners and perfumes for their cooling and refreshing sensations. For more information, visit http://www.aroraaromatics.com.