United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02064, Peppermint, fresh a 
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Common Name: mint
Scientific Name:  Mentha x piperita L. nothosubsp. piperita
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 39%   Refuse Description:   Stems
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
leaves 0.1 g

tbsp 3.2 g
Proximates Water g 78.65 2 -- 0.08 2.52
Proximates Energy kcal 70 -- -- 0 2
Proximates Energy kJ 293 -- -- 0 9
Proximates Protein g 3.75 2 -- 0.00 0.12
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.94 2 -- 0.00 0.03
Proximates Ash g 1.76 2 -- 0.00 0.06
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 14.89 -- -- 0.01 0.48
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 8.0 2 -- 0.0 0.3
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 243 2 -- 0 8
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 5.08 2 -- 0.01 0.16
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 80 2 -- 0 3
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 73 2 -- 0 2
Minerals Potassium, K mg 569 2 -- 1 18
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 31 2 -- 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.11 2 -- 0.00 0.04
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.329 2 -- 0.000 0.011
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.176 2 -- 0.001 0.038
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 31.8 2 -- 0.0 1.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.082 2 -- 0.000 0.003
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.266 2 -- 0.000 0.009
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.706 2 -- 0.002 0.055
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.338 2 -- 0.000 0.011
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.129 2 -- 0.000 0.004
Vitamins Folate, total µg 114 2 -- 0 4
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 114 2 -- 0 4
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 114 -- -- 0 4
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 212 2 -- 0 7
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 4248 2 -- 4 136
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.246 -- -- 0.000 0.008
Lipids 14:0 g 0.006 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.176 -- -- 0.000 0.006
Lipids 18:0 g 0.025 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.033 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.029 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.508 -- -- 0.001 0.016
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.069 -- -- 0.000 0.002
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.435 -- -- 0.000 0.014
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 13 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.058 -- -- 0.000 0.002
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.154 -- -- 0.000 0.005
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.154 -- -- 0.000 0.005
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.281 -- -- 0.000 0.009
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.161 -- -- 0.000 0.005
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.053 -- -- 0.000 0.002
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.041 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.191 -- -- 0.000 0.006
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.113 -- -- 0.000 0.004
Amino Acids Valine g 0.187 -- -- 0.000 0.006
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.173 -- -- 0.000 0.006
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.075 -- -- 0.000 0.002
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.195 -- -- 0.000 0.006
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.443 -- -- 0.000 0.014
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.409 -- -- 0.000 0.013
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.180 -- -- 0.000 0.006
Amino Acids Proline g 0.154 -- -- 0.000 0.005
Amino Acids Serine g 0.146 -- -- 0.000 0.005
Flavanones Eriodictyol 1 mg 30.9 28 2.57 0.0 1.0
Flavanones Hesperetin 1, 2 mg 10.2 30 0.98 0.0 0.3
Flavones Apigenin 1, 2 mg 5.4 30 3.28 0.0 0.2
Flavones Luteolin 1, 2 mg 12.7 30 1.17 0.0 0.4
Flavonols Isorhamnetin 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
a  Leaf
Langual Code(s)

  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1449 PEPPERMINT
  • C0200 LEAF
  • E0151 SOLID
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0001 PACKING MEDIUM NOT KNOWN
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • R0001 GEOGRAPHIC PLACE OR REGION NOT KNOWN