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    Unhappy Where do you get Menthol Crystals?

    I've searched darn nearly every pharmacy (Walgreens,CVS Rite-Aid, even the Stater Bros. pharmacies) in town and no luck. Every time I ask for Menthol Crystals I get uhmm..blank stares like I am asking for something belonging in another dimension.
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    Can get half a pound of the stuff from Amazon for about $25, shipped.

    http://www.amazon.com/Menthol-Crysta.../dp/B000UY874W

    I'm curious - what do you need menthol crystals for, if you don't mind me asking?

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    You can get them at Mountain Rose Herbs if you go this route try their French Green Clay it is really awesome.
    http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/sea...nthol+Crystals

    You can also get them on ebay believe it or not.
    http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...All-Categories


    Just a heads up when you do get some the measurement to use is between 5%-10% menthol crystals. I used about 10% and it is ALMOST too much plus if its not strong enough its easy to add more. If your adding it to AB/AS it will dissolve without heat if not just put the crystals in the bottle and put it in a sink full on hot water this is enough to dissolve the crystals. Oh yeah they did make the AS I used a milky color if that matters to you not so much for me. A tblspoon is about 15ml crushed, a ml is roughly a gram, there are 28 grams in an oz. I put less than a full tblspoon in a 125ml bottle and like I said its close to makin me cry when I use it but damn it feels good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by funkadelyk View Post
    You can get them at Mountain Rose Herbs if you go this route try their French Green Clay it is really awesome.
    http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/sea...nthol+Crystals

    You can also get them on ebay believe it or not.
    http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...All-Categories


    Just a heads up when you do get some the measurement to use is between 5%-10% menthol crystals. I used about 10% and it is ALMOST too much plus if its not strong enough its easy to add more. If your adding it to AB/AS it will dissolve without heat if not just put the crystals in the bottle and put it in a sink full on hot water this is enough to dissolve the crystals. Oh yeah they did make the AS I used a milky color if that matters to you not so much for me. A tblspoon is about 15ml crushed, a ml is roughly a gram, there are 28 grams in an oz. I put less than a full tblspoon in a 125ml bottle and like I said its close to makin me cry when I use it but damn it feels good.
    I think I'm gonna get the menthol there. thanks!
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    I got some from a local pharmacy in the UK. Had to try a couple first though.

    Its also best to ask for "Menthol Crystals" rather than than "Crystal menthol" though otherwise you get a VERY funny reaction

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjedwardz View Post
    Its also best to ask for "Menthol Crystals" rather than than "Crystal menthol" though otherwise you get a VERY funny reaction
    I see what you did there, very funny

    In other news, I see you're from Reading! what's the chances of that on a primarily USA forum?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snood View Post
    I see what you did there, very funny

    In other news, I see you're from Reading! what's the chances of that on a primarily USA forum?
    I'm in Basingstoke :)

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    nice..... although I find basingstoke to be just a dull place as Reading
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