Mint – Mentha Sp. Pl

  • Culinary use

    Mint is an herb with a very pleasant smell and taste. It is very well known thanks to the Mojito cocktail that is appreciated worldwide. Mint is used successfully in fish based dishes, soups, teas and in the preparation of desserts.

  • Medicinal use

    Because of its intense perfume, mint is commonly used in infusions to deal with halitosis and to disinfect the palate.

    Mint infusions and teas help treat nervousness, abdominal pains, diarrhoea and menstrual pains.

  • Interesting facts

    Ancient Romans associated this perfumed herb with the power to increase memory. In fact, the Latin word “mens”, meaning “mind”, is probably derived from the word mint.

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