Peppermint oil

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An essential oil with a strong, refreshing taste. Peppermint oil is extracted from the leaves of the herb Mentha piperita. It is used as an odorant in paints and as a flavorant in food products.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Mentha piperita; esencia de pipermín (Esp.); olio di menta (It); brandy mint; lamb mint