Saturday, December 6, 2008

Mint: The Genus Mentha (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles)

By Brian M. Lawrence
Publisher: CRC
Number Of Pages: 576
Publication Date: 2006-12-13

Book Description

This reference on mint serves as the first comprehensive review of these commercially important essential oils, which have a long history of use in flavoring and medicine. This book presents an in-depth look at the genus Mentha, examining its history and production, as well as its medicinal and nutritional uses. It also provides a complete industrial profile, including market size, geographical sources, export and import data, quality assessment, and use in a variety of industries such as cosmetic, consumer goods, and food. Written by internationally known experts, this text is an invaluable companion to all those actively engaged in the research, cultivation, marketing, and production development of mint.


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