Herb - Curly Mint
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Curly mint leaves.
Mentha spicata var. crispa
Herb - Curly Mint

Acquired: tbd
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Curly mint is my favorite mint to cook with. It goes great with peas. It is has a pure spearmint flavor plus overtones of caraway seed.

The essential oil of Mentha spicata var. crispa of Nepalese origin was examined by GC/MS. It was found to be rich in L-carvone. The plant used in this study, which was regenerated from a shoot apex mericlone, was found to have a chromosome number of 2n=48. for more information, see the links.

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