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mentha x piperita leaf

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Name:mentha piperita leaf
FDA internal no.: 977018-19-1
FDA UNII: Search
CoE Number:282
Category:spices, other natural seasonings and flavorings
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FEMA Number:2847 peppermint leaf
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Regulation:
Subpart A--General Provisions
Sec. 182.10 Spices and other natural seasonings and flavorings.
Physical Properties:
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: minty
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. peppermint
Flavor Type: minty
Taste Description: peppermint
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: refreshing agents
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Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
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Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
spices, other natural seasonings and flavorings
Recommendation for peppermint leaf usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 3
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mentha piperita leaf
 mentha piperita leaf
Pubchem (sid):135280098
Other Information:
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
Export Tariff Code:1211.90
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
Potential Blenders and core components note
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Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 mentha x piperita leaf
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PubMed:Anatomical, Morphological, and Phytochemical Effects of Inoculation with Plant Growth- Promoting Rhizobacteria on Peppermint (Mentha piperita).
PubMed:Effect of the ultrasound-assisted preliminary maceration on the efficiency of the essential oil distillation from selected herbal raw materials.
PubMed:A case of anaphylaxis to peppermint.
PubMed:Kynurenic acid content in anti-rheumatic herbs.
PubMed:Binomial and enumerative sampling of Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae) on peppermint in California.
PubMed:Complementary and alternative medicine use among Mauritian women.
PubMed:In vitro production of M. × piperita not containing pulegone and menthofuran.
PubMed:Antinociceptive activity of Mentha piperita leaf aqueous extract in mice.
PubMed:Plant extract mediated synthesis of silver and gold nanoparticles and its antibacterial activity against clinically isolated pathogens.
PubMed:Mentha piperita (peppermint).
PubMed:Mathematical modeling-guided evaluation of biochemical, developmental, environmental, and genotypic determinants of essential oil composition and yield in peppermint leaves.
PubMed:Protection against radiation-induced testicular damage in Swiss albino mice by Mentha piperita (Linn.).
PubMed:Activity of essential oils and individual components against acetyl- and butyrylcholinesterase.
PubMed:Determination of water-soluble polyphenolic compounds in commercial herbal teas from Lamiaceae: peppermint, melissa, and sage.
PubMed:Protection against radiation induced hematopoietic damage in bone marrow of Swiss albino mice by Mentha piperita (Linn).
PubMed:Plasmolysis and recovery of different cell types in cryoprotected shoot tips of Mentha X piperita.
PubMed:Allelopathic Monoterpenes Interfere with Arabidopsis thaliana Cuticular Waxes and Enhance Transpiration.
PubMed:Peppermint oil.
PubMed:Occurence of fungal diseases on lemon balm (Mellisa officinalis L.) and peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.) in the region of Malopolska.
PubMed:Protective effect of Mentha piperita against arsenic-induced toxicity in liver of Swiss albino mice.
PubMed:Volatile terpenoids of endophyte-free and infected peppermint (Mentha piperita L.): chemical partitioning of a symbiosis.
PubMed:Mechanisms involved in the gastro-protective effect of STW 5 (Iberogast) and its components against ulcers and rebound acidity.
PubMed:Identification of monomenthyl succinate in natural mint extracts by LC-ESI-MS-MS and GC-MS.
PubMed:Radioprotective influence of Mentha piperita (Linn) against gamma irradiation in mice: Antioxidant and radical scavenging activity.
PubMed:Radical scavenging and anti-inflammatory properties of STW 5 (Iberogast) and its components.
PubMed:A review of the bioactivity and potential health benefits of peppermint tea (Mentha piperita L.).
PubMed:STW 5 (Iberogast) and its individual herbal components modulate intestinal electrophysiology of mice.
PubMed:Dimethylallyl diphosphate and geranyl diphosphate pools of plant species characterized by different isoprenoid emissions.
PubMed:In vitro susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to botanical extracts used traditionally for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.
PubMed:Effect of harvest time and drying method on biomass production, essential oil yield, and quality of peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.).
PubMed:Monoterpene metabolism. Cloning, expression, and characterization of (-)-isopiperitenol/(-)-carveol dehydrogenase of peppermint and spearmint.
PubMed:Mentha piperita (Linn.) leaf extract provides protection against radiation induced chromosomal damage in bone marrow of mice.
PubMed:Mentha piperita (Linn) leaf extract provides protection against radiation induced alterations in intestinal mucosa of Swiss albino mice.
PubMed:A comparative study of the ability of different techniques to extract menthol from Mentha piperita.
PubMed:Effect of clinorotation on in vitro cultured explants of Mentha piperita L.
PubMed:Determination of selected trace elements in herbs and their infusions.
PubMed:Final report on the safety assessment of Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf, and Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Water.
PubMed:Plant regeneration from protoplasts of peppermint (Mentha piperita L.).
PubMed:[Aromatic and polyphenolic composition of infused peppermint, Mentha x piperita L].
PubMed:Metabolism of monoterpenes: demonstration that (+)-cis-isopulegone, not piperitenone, is the key intermediate in the conversion of (-)-isopiperitenone to (+)-pulegone in peppermint (Mentha piperita).
PubMed:Demonstration that limonene is the first cyclic intermediate in the biosynthesis of oxygenated p-menthane monoterpenes in Mentha piperita and other Mentha species.
PubMed:Demonstration of the Intercellular Compartmentation of l-Menthone Metabolism in Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Leaves.
PubMed:Metabolism of Monoterpenes: Demonstration of (+)-Neomenthyl-beta-d-Glucoside as a Major Metabolite of (-)-Menthone in Peppermint (Mentha Piperita).
PubMed:Metabolism of Monoterpenes: Acetylation of (-)-Menthol by a Soluble Enzyme Preparation from Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Leaves.
PubMed:Evidence for metabolic turnover of monoterpenes in peppermint.
PubMed:[Some observations on the leaf cells of Mentha piperita L].
PubMed:Effects of light and temperature on the monoterpenes of peppermint.
PubMed:[Possibility of admittance of plant drugs Melissa officinalis, Mentha piperita and Salvia officinalis to the place of leaf drugs in the pharmacopeia].
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