【構成】 ハッカ油を含む口腔用組成物にハッカ属植物 の水蒸気蒸留残渣の溶剤抽出物を配合したことを特徴と する口腔用組成物。
【効果】 本発明の口腔用組成物は、ハッカ油本来の香 気のバランスを崩すことなく、コク味、マイルド感を付 与し、かつ香味の安定性の向上を実現したものである。
PURPOSE:To impart taste of good body and mildness without impairing balance of aromas essential to peppermint oil and improve usability by blending a solvent extract of a steam distillation residue of a plant belonging to the genus Mentha in a composition for the oral cavity containing the peppermint oil as a refreshing agent. CONSTITUTION:A composition for the oral cavity is obtained by effectively utilizing a steam distillation residue produced in recovering peppermint oil from a plant belonging to the genus Mentha by steam distillation and using the resultant residue with the peppermint oil in combination. Thereby, taste of body and mildness matching with the peppermint oil are imparted without impairing balance of aromas and feeling of use is improved. The flavor and flavor stability of the composition is further improved. The composition obtained by this method is contained in a prescribed container such as an aluminum tube, a laminated tube of aluminum and a plastic, a plastic tube, a bottle-shaped container or an aerosol container for use.