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Scientific Name: Mentha spicata species
Alternative Names: Tashkent Spearmint

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Mentha spicata species


  • Perennial
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Culinary Uses

  • One of the main culinary mints
  • Mixed salads, ice cream, fruit drinks, mint sauce, peas, carrots
  • Tea, ice-tea, fruit juice

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, anti-flatulent, stimulant
  • Indigestion, stomach upset, heartburn
  • Gargle and mouthwash - gum infections
  • Cleanse liver, promotes bile flow
  • Tea - eye wash - remove dust and grit
  • Chew a sprig - sweeten breath

Other Uses

  • Cosmetic: Steamer for oily and problem skin
  • Insect Repellent:
  • Aphids, ants, silver fish - sachets between linen / clothes
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