Fresh Mint Leaves And Dried Mint Herb Used In Persian Cooking
Mint ~ Nana ~ Nanah
Mentha spicata - family Lamiaceae
Pleasant and refreshing smell. Pungent and burning taste.
Temperate areas of Europe, Asia & Africa
According to the legend, Minthe originally was a nymph, and Pluto's lover. When his wife Persephone found out, in a fit of rage she turned Minthe into a lowly plant, to be trod upon. Pluto could not undo the spell, but softened the spell by giving her a sweet scent which would perfume the air when her leaves were stepped upon.
Properties and Applications:Cures digestion, relieving heartburn, stomach cramps, flatulence, nausea, nervous tension, anxiety, colic, vomiting, refreshing the body, as well it is an antiseptic.
Do not eat large quantities unless you want really really fresh breath.