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Aromatic herbs, Mentha spp., including spearmint (garden mint), M. spicata; peppermint, M. piperita; field or Japanese mint, M. arvensis. Oil of peppermint is distilled from stem and leaves of M. piperita, and used both pharmaceutically and as a flavour. Vietnamese mint is laksa.

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