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Mentha x piperita

Mentha x piperita

Mentha x piperita L. Engl.: peppermint, black peppermint, chocolate mint. Deu.: Pfefferminze. Suom.: piparminttu. Sven.: pepparmynta. Fran.: menthe poivrée. Ital.: menta. Bot. syn.: See Mentha aquatica L. x spicata L., Mentha dumetorum Schultes.

Mint edibility.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Mints are edible, if you mean Mentha spp. And most all of them are edible, if you mean the mint family (Lamiaceae).

PD: Herbal oils 1.

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Preparations:
Henriette's herbal blog: A few different herbal oils.

PD: Herbal syrups.

Preparations:
Henriette's herbal blog: You can make a lot of syrups with 15-20 people in a teaching kitchen over 2+3 days.

PD: Herbal sugars.

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Henriette's herbal blog: The PD stands for product development, in case you were wondering.

Nettle seed from Finland.

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Henriette's herbal blog: I was teaching up north this week and found a supplier of nettle seeds.

Photo: Mentha x piperita 10.

Taxonomy extra:
'Mitcham'. Flowerspike. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-08-08.

Cough syrup.

Problems:
Preparations:
Henriette's herbal blog: It's best to make two separate cough syrups, really.

Peppery mints.

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Henriette's herbal blog: There's peppermints, and there's other pepperminty mints.

The peppermints.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Yep, that one is peppermint. This one -- isn't.

Photo: Mentha canadensis 4.

Peppermint and japanese peppermint. True peppermint flowers at the top, Japanese peppermint in the leafnodes. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Picked. 2005-08-03.

Rose deodorant.

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Preparations:
Henriette's herbal blog: Powdered herb deodorants are really easy.

Tooth powder.

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Problems:
Henriette's herbal blog: On the pros and cons of tooth powders.

Peppermint sugar

Botanical name:
Preparations:
Henriette's herbal blog: The making of peppermint sugar.

Photo: Mentha x piperita 8.

Taxonomy extra:
'Mitcham'. Flowers. Helsinki bot.g., (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2004-09-17.

Photo: Mentha x piperita 7.

Taxonomy extra:
Plants. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2004-08-17.

Photo: Mentha x piperita 6.

Taxonomy extra:
Flower. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2003-09-08.

Photo: Mentha x piperita 5.

Taxonomy extra:
Flower. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2003-09-08.

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