Spearmint

Spearmint

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: Latin Name :

Menthae viridis, Fam. Labiatae

:: Sensoric quality :

Characteristically pure and refreshing odour, pungent and burning taste.

:: Main constituents :

The essential oil of spearmint is Carvone.responsible for the pungent and refreshing odour; they are mostly found in older leaves and are preferentially formed during long daily sunlight periods.

:: Uses:     

Use mint as flavored tea, or to add zest to marinades. Can also be stired into warmed apple or currant jelly for a quick meat sauce or dessert topping.
:: Availability :

Leaves, Crushed, Fine Cut.

:: Medicinal Uses : ANTIFLATULANT