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Mint – Basil mint


A hardy PERENNIAL growing to 60cm with narrow aromatic leaves that have basil-mint aroma. Prefers partial shade or full sun in moist soils.
Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked and it has similar medicinal uses than other mints.


Eaten raw in salads, or cooked, it has a flavour reminiscent of mint and basil and combines well with tomato dishes.

Tea from basil mint may be a digestive aid, used as a throat gargle, or as an insect repellent.

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Latin Name

(Mentha x piperita( syn. (f. citrata 'Basil')