Spearminnt leaves crushedIt is one of the key aromatic spices, especially in combination with cinnamon in red sauces and marinades. Apart from the food, spearmint is also used in desserts, while constantly increasing its followers as a tea.
Dried spearmint leaves have been found in the pyramids of Egypt, which are dated to 1000 BC.
The Chinese attributed to its many healing properties and used to flavor water which bathed in it.
In Crete, the saying "Varsamo" and use it in many desserts based with cheese.
It stimulates the digestive system, liver and bile helps in the elimination of intestinal gas. Used against diarrhea, the pains of the period and to relieve rheumatism, in cases of tonsillitis, gingivitis, and inflammation of the nasopharynx.