An aromatic plant with lovely lavender flowers and rich green leaves, Peppermint grows throughout North America, Asia and Europe. It also contains menthol, a unique ingredient that provides a cooling sensation to help soothe coughs and sore throats. Making Peppermint one very useful herb.
||July to September
||Herb before buds start to develop: June to July
||The stolons and stems that provided the basis for the vivid green leaves are red.
||Moorland or clay-limestone soil, subterranean vegetative propagation; does not grow from a seed