Asked in Desserts, Snacks, and Treats, Gardening
What is the difference between spearmint and peppermint flavors?
Peppermint is more Minty and stronger taste and spearmint is minty but less strong ...
Asked in Herb Gardening, Botany or Plant Biology
What plants are in the mint family?
Catnip, many culinary herbs such as oregano, basil, thyme, and also lavender and salvias are among the plants in the family Lamiaceae - the mint family. Some varieties are Peppermint, Spearmint, Catmint, Lowes Common Mint which is a cross between Peppermint and Spearmint. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Care
Can you crush peppermint leaves in your dogs food?
Peppermint or spearmint leaves are not harmful to dogs. The peppermint can be used for bad breath, nausea, flatulence or motion sickness. ...
What is the difference between mint and spearmint?
mint is a herb but still has that fresh minty taste that you get with all mints,spearmint is a milder mint still a mint though! ...
Asked in Dog Health
Is spearmint safe for dogs?
First : Why would you give spearmint to the dog ? Second : NO it's not. Spearmint is safe for dogs, so is peppermint. Wintergreen is the mint that dogs CAN'T have. Several companies make dog biscuits that aid in eliminating bad breath which contain spearmint: MilkBone, Booda Bone, etc. Also, there are mint flavored tennis balls for dogs which uses spearmint. ...
What is the difference between peppermint and mint?
One comes from the Mint Plant the other is Peppery and minty.
Asked in Mice and Rats
Is there a difference in Peppermint essential oil and just peppermint oil?
Yes, the potency would be number one difference. The type of peppermint is another difference. The way it was cultivated and distilled is another difference. Visit my site www.youngliving.org/raqad for more details. ...
Asked in Chewing Gum
Why do people tell you to eat mints or have chewing gum when you feel sick?
Because peppermint and spearmint, common flavorings in gum and mint, settle the stomach, especially nausea. ...
Asked in Herbs Spices and Seasonings
Is the mint leaf a peppermint?
There are about 15 different forms of mint. Peppermint has a very strong fragrance, and is best for drying. Peppermint is used in toothpaste, gum, etc., because of its long-lasting flavor. Spearmint is a bit milder and is good for using fresh as is apple mint which has fuzzy leaves. Lemon mint contains citronella and repulses mosquitoes and other flying insects. ...