Peppermint

Plant Details

  • Botanical Name: Mentha x Piperata L.
  • Common Names: Peppermint variety: multi-menthe
  • Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Peppermint is a flowering perennial hybrid of spearmint and water mint, the latter of which can be found growing wild on our lands. It is known for its calming effect on the digestive and nervous systems.

Peppermint is widely used as an ingredient in aromatherapy, food extracts, cosmetics and the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industry. It is also one of the most consumed herbal teas on the market.

Part used: Aerial/ Leaf

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