Mint – Thai
Mentha spp. `Thai`

Zone: 4-9
Height: 18-24"

General: Tall, upright stalks of narrow, gray-green scented leaves. Rose-colored flowers above the foliage. Particularly good in oriental dishes. Will grow in almost any soil type.

Culinary Uses: The herb can be used fresh or dried, the fresh is generally preferred. The leaves have a pleasant warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor with a cool aftertaste. Mint leaves are used in beverages, teas, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams.

Medicinal Uses: Mint was originally used as a medicinal herb to treat stomach aches and chest pains. For home remedies it is prepared in the form of a tea. Powdered mint was used in the Middle Ages to whiten teeth.

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