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Peppermint Leaf Cut & Sifted

Peppermint Leaf Cut & Sifted

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Peppermint is a hybrid plant originally native to Asia and Europe that now occurs naturally in North America.

The dried leaves and stems, which contain a high degree of volatile oil called menthol, lend a fresh, minty taste to tea blends. The dried herb can also be used to make infused oils and tinctures for use in cosmetics and perfumery.

kosher certificate information
Mentha piperita

Peppermint Leaf Cut & Sifted

Peppermint leaf, c/s

a.
quick look

information at a glance
approx cups to one pound15
originunited states
active compoundsFlavonoids, Phenolic acids, Triterpenes, Volatile oil
plant part usedaerial parts
processingcut & sifted

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a cool, dark place in an airtight container.
appearance & aromaLeafy and green with a minty fresh aroma.

c.
uses

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cosmeticUse in herbal bath blends. May also be infused in oil or tinctured for use in making soaps, shampoos and other cosmetic products.
culinaryUse alone or in combination with other herbs in tea blends. May also be used in baked goods and in seasoning blends for roasted meats and vegetables.
industrialPeppermint is widely used in the food, fragrance and pharmaceutical industries.

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d.
flavor profile

cut & sifted
peppermint leaf

Bright, minty in flavor.

e.
formulas & recipes

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f.
what else you should know

cut & sifted
peppermint leaf

Peppermint is a hybrid member of the deadnettle or mint family that originated in Europe, from which it escaped cultivation and established itself throughout most of the world. The plant is so successful in its spread that it is considered invasive in Australia, New Zealand and in the United States, particularly in the Great Lakes region.

This herb is highly versatile in the kitchen and home. The leaf is used to make teas, tisanes, infusions and tinctures. Infused in oil or tinctured in alcohol, peppermint leaf lends fragrance and a mentholated quality to skin care products. Peppermint also yields a natural green dye.



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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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