For the other countries these two kinds are the same. Thus, different kinds of mint are only the adjustment of the original plant in various similar. It is strong antiseptic, tonic and digestive. Peppermint is rich in menthol, that gives a “fresh breath” in chewing gums, toothpastes, and liqueur. It also acts as a natural painkiller for toothache.
A peppermint beverage cuts thirst and has a pleasant flavor if we drink it cold with lemon and a little honey or sugar.
Peppermint is a genus that consists 25 kinds of flowering plants of the Lamiceae family. The leaves of the plant have a deep green colour. The flowers of the plant are gray-green to purple. The fruit of the plant consists of small pods that contains 1-4 seeds.
Aromatic plant with references to it from the time of Hippocrates and with a promising future due to its characteristics. The genes of the plant have been patented due to the properties that mint has. Its leaves have an intense aroma and have a pleasant spicy flavor, that at the beginning feel hot and afterwards cool. That property is a characteristic of its high concentration in essential oils specially menthol.