Peppermint is a flowering perennial, usually growing between 12 and 35 inches in height. It is native to Europe, and is actually a natural hybrid of spearmint and water mint. The herb is easy to grow in moist soil and is commonly cultivated around the world for its many applications in food and medicine.
Peppermint contains an essential oil that is unique among mints for its quality and flavor. Artificial mint compounds do not effectively duplicate the aroma or medicinal properties.
Peppermint is one of the most popular herbs in teas, candies, and chewing gums.
PARTS USED: Dried or fresh leaf, essential oil.
Tea is the most common and best employed use of this ingredient.
The oil is used as flavoring in toothpaste, dental creams, mouthwash, cough candies, chewing gum, and baked goods.
Weight: 1 oz
Container: small plastic bag
Some suggested uses: Herbal Bath, Herbal Tea, Dream Pillows, Facial Steamers, Scented Sachets, ETC.
Please NOTE: To maintain freshness, keep plastic bag sealed tightly!