Mint leaves are green and belong to the Lamiaceae family, which contains around 15 to 20 plant species, including peppermint and spearmint. It is a popular herb that people can use fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Manufacturers of toothpaste, gum, candy, and beauty products often use mint oil.
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Did you know mint leaves can help cure common cold? Mint contains menthol. This an aromatic decongestant that might help to break up phlegm and mucus, making it easier to expel.