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Scientific Name: Mentha spicata 'Strawberry'

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Mentha spicata 'Strawberry'


  • Perennial
  • Strawberry Mint is a hardy perennial with small green leaves and lilac flowers in summer.
  • It has the wonderful scent of strawberries with a fruity base.
  • Strawberry Mint will do well in a partly shady position and its compact size makes it well suited for containers and hanging baskets.

Culinary Uses

  • Strawberry Mint is excellent for making tea, drinks, iced tea, mint sauce and it can be added to fruity salads.
  • The flowers are edible.

Parts Used

  • Leaves and flowers.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • A tea made with Strawberry Mint can help relieves symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and inhibits the growth of some types of bacteria.
  • The tea can be gargled to relieve a sore throat.
  • The leaves can be chewed to freshen the breath.
  • Crushed leaves can be applied to your temples to ease a headache or/ and it can be put directly onto insect stings.

For Animals. It is said that

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The information contained within this website is for educational purposes only. This site merely recounts the traditional uses of specific plants as recorded through history. Always seek advice from a medical practitioner.

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