Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from the oils of corn mint, peppermint, or other mints. It is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature and melts slightly above. Menthol (L) crystals are a natural organic compound derived from peppermint oil. They are widely used in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food and beverage. Menthol crystals are known for their cooling and soothing properties, making them a popular ingredient in topical analgesics, cough drops, and mouthwashes. They are also used in perfumes, soaps, and shampoos for their refreshing scent. In the food industry, menthol crystals are used as a flavoring agent in chewing gum, candy, and beverages.