Mint Leaves

Mint Leaves

Scientific Name :

Mentha Piperita

Medicinal Value :

Medically, mint is used against stomach disorders, theumatism, in ointments for headaches, cough drops etc. The oil and dried plants are antiseptic, carminative, refrigerant, stimulant and diuretic.

Nutrient Value :

Menthol and iron (148% of RDA)

Culinery and Other Values :

Mint is used as a flavouring agent in meat, fish, sauces, soups, tea, tobacco, cordials etc. Mint oil used for flavouring mouth washes, tooth pastes etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Mint Leaves
  • Tamil : Pudhinaa
  • Malayalam : Pudhinaa
  • Telugu : Pudhina Koora
  • Kannada : Pudina Sopu / Chetni Maragu
  • Hindi : Pudina
  • Bengali : Poodina Patha
  • Gujarati : Fudino / Phodina
  • Konkani : Pudina / Vodthalaun
  • Marathi : Pudina
  • Oriya : Podana Patra
  • Punjabi : Hara Pudina
  • Kashmiri : ¬†Pudyanu
  • Urudu : Pudina