Spearmint is addressed as one of the finest mints among its relatives. This perennial herbaceous is marked by the exceedingly aromatic leaves on tall stems. The leaves are adequately big enough to be seen with wavy margins. Spearmint plant can attain a height of 40 inches.
Spearmint has a rich history that dates back to the 1st century, markedly in the Bible. It was used in toothpaste to impart the signature taste and aroma. They have relatively a little less proportion of less menthol that makes it a perfect match for sauces and drinks. Anciently, they were also used to heal the bites of a mad dog.
Its leaves are of immense medicinal importance as they are used fervently for fever, gastrointestinal disorders, spasms, vomiting, urinary disorders, and many other minor ailments. In folk remedies, spearmint is famous for treating cancer as it prolifically reduces cell proliferation. Spearmints are also cheered to provide anti-tumor, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties.
Spearmint is brimmed with extraordinarily amazing phytochemicals carvone, limonene, 1,8-cineole, pinene, dihydrocarveol, and cis-dihydrocarvone.