Mint is the common name for the herbaceous plants comprising the genus Mentha. They are characterized by wide-spreading, underground rhizomes; erect, square, branched stems; paired, oppositely arranged leaves. Flowers are small, tubular, arranged in clusters.
AYURVEDA & MEDICINAL USES
Used in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for Effective against, Anxiety, Heartburn Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Digestion
Mint may be used fresh, dried, as an extract, or as an essential oil
Used in both sweet and savory dishes. It is used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams
Fresh mint salad Mix chopped mint leaves with chopped onions salt, black pepper and lime juice.