Peppermint Leaf c/s; Cert. Organic
Botanical Name - Mentha piperita
Origin - USA
Flavor Profile - Bright, minty in flavor.
Culinary Usages - Use 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.
Cosmetic Usages - Use in herbal bath blends. May also be infused in oil or tinctured for use in making soaps, shampoos and other cosmetic products.
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.
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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