Definition of Mentha piperita
1. Noun. Herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavoring.
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Literary usage of Mentha piperita
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1. American Druggist (1888)
"Upper part of inflorescence, in August, of mentha piperita L. Fig. ... But when the terminal spike of mentha piperita has done flowering (in August), ..."
2. A Manual of organic materia medica by John Michael Maisch (1890)
"Dnw, 2 to 8 grams (5ss-ij in decoction. mentha piperita.—PEPPERMINT. Origin.—Mentha piperita, Linn£. Natural order, Lani- atse, ..."
3. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"Like all Mentha species, mentha piperita is extraordinarily variable. ... mentha piperita embraces 2 groups; group I including the sub-species piperita, ..."
4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"mentha piperita. Peppermint. US Pfefferminze, G. Mentha poivre'e, Fr. The leafy tops of mentha piperita L., ..."
5. The Essentials of Materia Medica, and Therapeutics by Alfred Baring Garrod (1865)
"The oil distilled in England from the fresh flowering plant of mentha piperita, Peppermint; Lin. ..."
6. A Compend of Human Anatomy by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1903)
"mentha piperita, Pepper-mint,—the leaves and tops of mentha piperita, a plant of the ord ... Oleum Mentha: Piperita:, Oil of Peppermint,—is the volatile oil ..."