(Mentha arvensis var. piperascens)
Spreading perennial to 60 cm. Roots may need containing.
High in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin.
Throw a towel over your head and inhale the warm vapours from a leaf infusion (tea) to relieve nasal congestion.
Infuse leaves for ten minutes and drink for temporary relief from indigestion, flatulence and nausea.
This mint contains more menthol than any other mint. This accounts for its lifted penetrating menthol aroma.