Friday, October 18, 2013

Fact Friday: Peppermint Trivia

 Fact Friday:

         Peppermint Trivia

Did you know that the genus name for peppermint comes from a Greek myth? The story tells that the nymph, Mentha, who was pursued by Pluto, was crushed to dust by his wife Persephone. Pluto changed her back into a sweet smelling peppermint plant!

1 comment:

Veronica Roth said...

Those Greek Gods have a lot to answer Visiting from UBC and hoping you're having a nice week Cathy. :)