Field mint - Mentha arvensis

Mentha arvensis

Description:

Field mint is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Lamiaceae family. It's a common species in France, it has hairy stalks. Its pointed and toothed leaves exude a strong smell when crushed.

Traditions:

An aromatic plant, field mint is used in medicine to encourage digestion. It is also used in cookery as a condiment.

Properties:

Field mint essential oil is obtained by hydrodistillation of its leaves. It has toning properties. Thanks to its fresh mentholated smell, it is used in perfume.

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