A coarse, unsifted powder ground from the edible seeds of any grain or any ground or powdery substance, as of nuts or seeds, resembling this.
An herb, Mentha piperita, of the mint family, cultivated for its aromatic, pungent oil. Peppermint is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata).
Peppermint can be found in some shampoos and soaps, which give the hair a minty scent and produce a cooling sensation on the skin. It is said that it helps against upset stomachs, inhibits the growth of certain bacteria, and can help soothe and relax muscles when inhaled or applied to the skin.
Other health benefits are attributed to the high manganese, vitamin C and vitamin A content; as well as trace amounts of various other nutrients such as fiber, iron, calcium, folate, potassium, tryptophan, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, riboflavin, and copper.
Any of various grasses of the genus Avena, especially A. sativa, widely cultivated for their edible grains.
Meal made from ground or rolled oats; made with or containing oatmeal.