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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.

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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')