Popular Name: Peppermint Leaves

Peppermint Leaves

Article No:

A1247

Botanical Name:

Mentha Arvensis Leaves

Common Name:

Peppermint Leaves

Other Name:

Mint Leaves

Assay:

NA

Category:

Spices

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Product Description:

Uses: 1. Herbs of mint are much esteemed in India as aromatic, carminative, stimulant, antispasmodic, stomachic and emmenagogue. 1. It's different habitat- wise local species are Arbi, Jungli Persian, Jaliyan, Nanap, Devmanjari etc. 2. Following species contain high percentage of menthol (i) Mentha viridis (M. spicata) - is known as spearmint ad contains carvone and used in India as Phudina. (ii) M. pulegium - It containes pulegone. (iii) M. piperita - Pipermint oil is obtained by steam distillation from fresh aerial parts of M. piperita. 3. It is a very good carminative medicine. Leaves are used as condiment. It is not advised to take it in cases of ulcers, acidity etc. Tincture of mint is used in Homeopathy.