• Danie van der Merwe
    Whats Menthol And Why Is It In My Shaving Stuff?

    Menthol is an organic compound obtained from mint oils (or it can be made synthetically). It is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, solid at room temperature and melts slightly above. Natural menthol is obtained by freezing peppermint oil. The resultant crystals of menthol are then separated by filtration.

    Menthol is a monoterpene. Terpenes and terpenoids are a group of compounds in plants responsible for scent and taste. Th...  more