Very fragrant, spreading herb. Mints are one of the most widely used of all aromatic herbs. Popular in desserts, beverages, candies, gum, ice cream and of course, afterdinner mints.
Can be invasive, so best grown in pots.
Further Reading: Healthline Article on the benefits of Spearmint.
- Delicious Mint Tea- In a saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add 1 teaspoon dried spearmint leaves and let stand 5 minutes. Strain tea into a teacup or mug. Add honey, if desired.