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Mint is an ingredient used in Indian cooking Also known as:
Mentha, Pudhina

The mint is an aromatic herb. Several varieties of mint have been identified all over the world.
Mint is a fast-growing herb and prefers a moist environment. It’s a favourite herb with cooks because of its sweet aromatic taste with a cool aftertaste.
But beware when growing it in your kitchen garden: it is an invasive plant and can quickly over-run your vegetable bed.

Commonly used in:
In salads, drinks, desserts, candies, chocolates bakes, roasts, etc.

Health Benefits:
It is a good stimulant and is used for treating depression, headaches and stress. It is also used to treat stomach aches and chest pains. Its been known to help in treating acne, insect bites and burns.

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