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Mentha spicata, Mentha viridis

Grønmynte   Grönmynta Grøn Mynte Spear mint

 

Found in southern Sweden and Denmark, although it is not common.

 

Used mainly as flavouring in sauces, soups and stews.

 

This herb can reach 80cms in height and spreads quickly by means of creeping rhizomes.

 

Like many of the herbs in this family the distiled oils are attributed with antiseptic properties.

 

 

 

 

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