Spearmint Leaf's botanical name in Latin is Mentha spicata. The scent of Spearmint is released from the leaves when they are crushed.
Mentha spicata is widely used in cooking, and might be found as an ingredient in ethnic dishes such as Greek Stuffed Grape leaves, where it is used to flavor the rice and meat filling.
Sold also as an 8 oz tea, (see teas)
4 oz (by volume) jar