Menthol is obtained from the oil of various Mentha species including peppermint. It is primarily used as a flavoring or olfactory agent, due to its strong minty, cooling odor and taste. Acknowledged in Japan for over 2000 years, Menthol is used medicinally in the treatment of asthma, rhinitis, and topically as a counterirritant.
Menthol in the form of a vapour rub may help Cold & Flu by lessening symptoms.
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