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peppermint:

see mintmint,
in botany, common name for members of the Labiatae, a large family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs. Several species are shrubby or climbing forms or, rarely, small trees.
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peppermint

peppermint

No poisonous lookalikes. Use leaves at any stage. Related to spearmint, which is also edible. Pale violet flowers with purple stem (Spearmint has green stem) Peppermint leaf- relieves gas, indigestion, heartburn, acid reflux, stomach pain, ulcers, intestinal cramps, colic, nausea, irritable bowel syndrome and just about every digestive complaint known. The oil in the leaves soothe the bowel muscles and calm the entire digestive tract. Relieves intestinal gas almost instantly. A relaxing anti-spasmotic that calms nerves, tension, sleep problems, herpes. Relaxes gallbladder and bile duct spasms, so be careful if you have stones or obstructions. Freshens breath, covering up garlic breath etc. Very powerful volatile oil that kills bad microorganisms- good for athlete’s foot, fungus, cancer etc.

peppermint

[′pep·ər‚mint]
(botany)
Any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Mentha in the family Labiatae, especially M. piperita.

peppermint

a temperate mint plant, Mentha piperita, with purple or white flowers: cultivated for its downy leaves, which yield a pungent oil
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Peppermint combines very well with chocolate and holds its own with cake and cookie dough.
Beat together egg white and water; brush over warm cookies and sprinkle with crushed peppermint candy.
Add the egg, then stir in the vanilla and peppermint extracts.
Sprinkle cookies with peppermint while they are still warm.
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