corn mint


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Noun1.corn mint - European mint naturalized in United Statescorn mint - European mint naturalized in United States
mint - any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
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The genus Mentha is the most important in the Labiatae family because of the various essential oils that can be isolated through hydrodistillatioin, water and steam distillation, hydrodiffusion, and expression (cold processing) and that have high economic value, including corn mint (the source of natural menthol), peppermint, Scotch spearmint, and Native spearmint.
Pennyroyal, peppermint, spearmint and corn mint are just a few, but there are countless hybrids too.
Mountain mint, pennyroyals and Hedeoma pulegioides, and corn mint, all contain high levels of pulegone, a compound that repels fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes.