Catalogue Type
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Catalogue
Scientific Name
Mentha piperita
Distinguishing Characters
Peppermint (Mentha × piperita, also known as Mentha balsamea Wild.) is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint.

The leaves are dark green with reddish veins, and they have an acute apex and coarsely toothed margins. The leaves and stems are usually slightly fuzzy.
Photo of Medicinal & Aromatic Plant