Peppermint (Mentha piperita L.)
Peppermint as well as mint is a medicinal and spice plant and was the medicinal plant of 2004.
Today, peppermint cultures can be found in all temperate climates on earth.
The plant loves a sunny to partially shaded location and a loose, slightly moist, nutrient-rich soil. It thrives at altitudes up to 1,000 m above sea level.
Here in Greece the climate and the soil properties of the mint give it its unique, full aroma.
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essential oils (menthol; menthone; linalool)
Tanning agents (Lamiacene tanning agents)