Mint is herbaceous plant that has been used for thousands of years for its remarkable medicinal properties.
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Food: flavouring, antimicrobial preservative
– SFE mint oil has higher antimicrobial activity, especially against e.coli, s.typhili, and s.aureus
Retention of aromatic compounds that are not obtained from other methods
SFE has a higher carvone content- better for food and flavouring industries
2,190 psi/ 48˚ C/ with ethanol cosolvent