Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Common names: M. balsamea Willd, Mint
Description: Peppermint is a hybrid cross between the watermint and spearmint plants. It has a long history of use as a remedy for indigestion, dating back to
Ancient Egyptian times. Mint was so valued in Egypt that it was even used as a form of currency. In today’s society, peppermint can be found in countless products,
such as: candies, toothpaste, loose teas, skin care products and candles.