What is the plant – Also called Mentha is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae. Is widely distributed and can be found in many environments. Most grow best in wet environments and moist soils. Mints will grow 10–120 cm tall and can spread over an indeterminate area.
How to grow the plant – Cuttings of the plant can be planted into a small pot with moist soil. Keep out of direct sunlight for about a week to allow it to root and adjust to its new environment. As the mint grows, replant in a larger pot or in the ground
Scientific benefits – Mint facilitates smoother digestion. Mint’s anti-inflammatory properties soothe the swelling and keep the mucous at bay. It has umpteen antiviral and antibacterial properties that can keep mild flu and cold. It may help cure headaches too. It’s a very rich source of nutrients. tt’s tiny dark green leaves are actually jam-packed with nutrients
Granny’s tips & tricks – A paste of the fresh leaves works wonders on your complexion.
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Some fun facts – Mint produces a cooling and relaxing effect. Mint is an aromatherapy must for the brain.