Mint

Mint

According to Greek mythology, mint was named after Minthe, a water nymph, who drew the attention of Hades, the god of the Underworld, his wife Persephone got jealous and turned Minthe into a herb.

Ancient Greeks used to rub the dining tables prior to serving. It was also used, is still used, for flavouring food, as a herbal drink for indigestion, nerve disorders, dizziness, sore throats, coughs, headaches and insomnia.

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