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What does mint leaves look like?
Last Updated: 9th January, 2020
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Keeping this in view, can you eat a mint leaf?
You can easily add mint to greensalads,desserts, smoothies and even water. Peppermint tea isanotherpopular way to incorporate it into your diet. However, manyof thestudies showing the health benefits of mint didn'tinvolveeating the leaves with food. Eatingfresh ordried leaves: Used to treat bad breath.
Beside above, what is the best way to grow mint? Tips for growing mint:
- Mint prefers partial shade.
- Choose a spot with moist but well drained soil.
- Plant mint seedlings after frost about 18-24 inches apart.
- Mint can be grown from seed, plants, or even one ofthefastidious runners/roots.
- Harvest tips regularly to keep plants in check andencouragebest growth.
Similarly, you may ask, how do I use mint leaves?
Tear the leaves and place in a mug, thenmuddlethe leaves for a few seconds with the back of awoodenspoon. Pour very hot (not boiling) water over theleaves andlet steep 5-10 minutes. You can remove theleaves or leavethem in (punny!) – I leave them in andeat them as Isip.
Is Mint poisonous to humans?
Peppermint oil, if taken in large doses, canbetoxic. Pure menthol is poisonous and should neverbetaken internally.