Menthyl Lactate

What is it?

  • Cooling agent and fragrance

Where is it used?

  • Food
  • Cosmetics
  • Creams
  • Insect repellants

What does it do?

  • Provides a cooling sensation
  • Provides a minty flavor
  • Provides a minty smell

Interesting Facts:

  • Can be derived from plant sources, synthetic sources or animal-derived

Pros/Cons:

Pros:

  • Refreshing on the skin
  • Pleasing fragrance

Cons:

  • May not be Vegan
  • May cause allergic reactions
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