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SCIENTIFIC NAME: MENTHA SPICATA
FRANCAIS: MENTHE VERTE
Spearmint leaves are gray-green or true green and have a milder flavor and fragrance. Mint grows wild throughout the world and is cultivated in Europe, the United States and Asia. It's most plentiful during summer months but many markets carry it year-round. Choose leaves that are evenly colored with no sign of wilting.
Serving Size Analyzed: 2 tablespoon
GRAPH 1 (ABOVE). Total Calories (4) as part of a 2200 calorie daily dietary intake.