The mint family has twenty-five varieties within its family, including the most widely known, peppermint and spearmint. The tremendous health benefits come from the oil from the leaves and steams of the plant. Both mint varieties have green leaves and the cool taste of menthol, with a hint of pepper. It is available fresh or dried and is commonly found as tea or as an added spice to culinary dishes.
- Relieves congestion and nasal symptoms of hay fever
- Promotes healthy digestion
- Helps to soothe and relax