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Mint – Ginger mint


A PERENNIAL growing to 50cm with fragrant round, green leaves that sometimes have golden-yellow variegation.
Prefers full sun or part shade in a moist soil and can grow in clay soils.
Fragrant leaves are eaten raw or cooked, and it has value as a domestic herbal remedy.


Leaves can be used in salads, or cooked, and have a refreshing flavour of mint and ginger. Herb teas can be brewed from the leaves.
Like many other mints it is often used as a domestic herbal remedy for fevers, headaches and minor digestive complaints.
Rats and mice intensely dislike the smell of mint.

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(Mentha x gracilis syn. Mentha x gentilis)