(±)-Menthol triggers cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin neurons in vitro. The (−)-Menthol form exists naturally in nature, primarily found in fruit extracts or spearmint extracts. This racemic mixture could theoretically be created by the hydrogenation of the monoterpene pulegone.
Soluble in water (partly), and alcohol.
Store at room temperature
34-36° C (lit.)
216° C (lit.)
0.89 g/cm3 at 25° C (lit.)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
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