Piperitone – Terpene Profile
Commonly used in essential oils, Piperitone is a popular flavoring additive found in two forms referred to as D-form and L-form. Known for its herbaceous, comphoraceous aroma that also features fragrances of both peppermint and menthol, piperitone can also be characterized by its minty flavor and spicy notes along with a cooling feeling. Found in buchu, Pipertone is used in cosmetics and perfumes, with therapeutic properties that include uses as a natural diuretic and decongestant.
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