Mint is a part of the mentha family. It includes several varieties, the most commonly hear ones being peppermint and spearmint Mint has been added to many savory dishes and cool as well as hot beverages since time immortal. Mint adds its unique, refreshing flavor to all delicacies.

Often used as a culinary herb, mint is readily available round the year. It is one of the most loved garnishing herbs and is used extensively in middle eastern cuisines along with a similar usage across all cuisines and places across the globe.

Mint has been known over centuries for its amazing aroma and flavor. But not many know its extensive usage in curing indigestion or upset stomach. It is known to be rich in vitamins, particularly Vitamin A.

Well, a small herb as it might seem, it can help in improving brain function. Well, we all wish to be blessed with great brains.


Common Names of Mint in Different Languages


Here is a list of the most common and even uncommon names which will help you recognize, buy, and eat this healthy herb.


Scientific Name of Mint

The scientific name of Mint is mentha. Mentha belongs to the Lamiaceae family of kingdom Plantae. 


Common Names – Around the world









Common Names – in India



Well, we hope you get to enjoy the refreshing mint flavor across the world; all that changes is the way you address it. With hope, this list helps you find the most aromatic herb with the utmost ease in all parts of the world. Don’t forget to comment on any other conventional or local names that you use to address this herb.

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