Peppermint has a strong sweetish odour and a warm pungent taste, leaving a cooling aftertaste. To identify peppermint, look for a square, purplish stem, with dark green, toothed leaves with reddish veins. These flowers, along with the leaves, are harvested just as the flowers begin to open.
Peppermint leaves are typically used fresh, as a culinary herb, and the flowers are dried and used to flavour sweets (candy) desserts, salads, and other foods. It is also broken down and used as an essential oi and is also widely used as a flavouring.
Not only is peppermint great in the culinary world, but it has amazing qualities in the medicinal world. Peppermint may help improve digestion, freshen up your breath, and improve concentration, along with other antibacterial properties.
Peppermint is a decongestant, by shrinking swollen membranes in the nose and making it easier to breathe. It also helps loosen mucus that has collected in the lungs.
By taking peppermint drops, you are increasing your opportunities to live a healthy life, an inspired life, incorporating a healthy diet that leaves you stronger, happier, and with a healthier gut.