Peppermint – Mentha piperita

£2.95

Hardy perennial requiring full sun to partial shade and a moist rich soil.  Can be divided by roots during growing season.  May need containing to reduce spreading.

Peppermint has a very long history as a medicinal herb.  It was popular with the Greeks and Romans and dried leaves were found in Egyptian pyramids.

Used as a tea, Peppermint can offer relief from digestion issues such as bloating and wind as it can help to relax the digestive tract.  It is antibacterial and antiparasitic making it a helpful herb for infections of the digestive tract.

Peppermint’s menthol content makes it a great herb to use as a decongestant – as a balm rubbed onto chest, as a steam or tea.

A great addition to other herbal teas to add a refreshing taste.

Always consult a professional before using herbs medicinally

5 in stock

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