Mentha oil is obtained by steam distillation of Mentha arvensis leaves. Mentha oil and its constituents and derivatives are used in food, pharmaceutical and perfumery and flavouring industry. Mentha is widely cultivated in India and its leaves are used in making sauces/chatni in most households.
Menthol crystals are the basic ingredients for toothpaste, mouth fresheners, pharmaceuticals, ayurvedic and Unani medicines, chewing tobacco, pan masala, pain balm, confectioneries, cosmetics, and fragrances industries, etc.
Why is Mentha Oil a wise investment for an Indian trader?
India is the largest producer and exporter of mentha oil. At present, the major producers of mint oil in the world are India (80%), China (09%), Brazil (7%), and the US (4%).
At present the major producers of mint oil in the world are India, China, Brazil and the US.
India exports different types of mint oils to a number of countries including Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, UK, USA, etc. these varieties include the Japanese mint oil
Mentha oil exporters, processors, and traders stock the commodity in the harvesting season before selling in expectation of better prices. Stockiest provide liquidity in the physical markets.