Ricola Orange Mint

Orange Mint

Etymology

Orange mint – the name reveals the complementing flavors of this special plant. While the English term focuses on the herb’s delicate orange scent, the Latin name, Mentha x piperita citrata, refers to its refreshing hint of citrus. 

Mentha x  piperita citrata
Mentha x piperita citrata

Characteristics

 

Plant family: Lamiaceae (labiate)
Flowering season: July to September
Harvest: May to September
Vegetation: sunny to semi-shady areas that are moist, rich in nutrients and humid

 

Interesting Fact

Mint without menthol

Unlike other mint types, the orange mint’s fruity notes are easy to detect, as they are not overpowered by the taste of menthol. 

OrangeMint

A blast of citrus freshness

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