There are seeds of peppermint, one of the most popular medicinal plants, available in our online store. This perennial plant grows up to 70 cm tall. It prefers sunny sites with a fresh, moderately moist, fertile soil.
Peppermint is a valuable medicinal plant that has been used for generations because of the many ways it can be applied. It shows cholagogue, carminative, antibacterial and soothing qualities. It is used in indigestion, as well as bileduct and liver malfunction. Menthol, one of the essential oils that mint is a rich source of, is the main ingredient of toothpastes, chewing gum and mouthwash. Peppermint is also used in many dishes and drinks, like lemonade or mojito cocktail. Dried or fresh peppermint leaves add flavour to many dishes. This plant blooms in July and August, attracting insects as a melliferous plant. Unfortunately, it loses valuable substances in the blooming stage.
Peppermint is included, together with coriander and caraway, in the digestive herbs seed mix available in our garden store. All seeds offered by us are of high quality and present satisfying germinability thanks to the fact that they come from proven suppliers only. It guarantees successful cultivation, provided, of course, that proper growing conditions are maintained. If you doubt it, just try our seeds!