Mentha Piperata (Peppermint)
Common Name : Peppermint
The edible part of peppermint is the extract from the leaves. It commonly acts as a coolant to the mouth and the skin, relieves symptoms of a cough and cold, reduces the inflammation in the mouth. It is also used in the treatment of headaches, dermatological disorders, to treat gastrointestinal disorders such as abdominal pain & cramping, irritable bowel disease, menstrual disorders, etc. It is a source of vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin B12, calcium, potassium, sodium, etc.