Mint, the highly scented herb that RB Plant grows and sells in a multitude of varieties, is valued and used worldwide.
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Marvellous Mint, the versatile plant that has been known since ancient times both for its healing properties and for its numerous culinary uses.
RB Plant in Albenga uses mint in a variety of lines, including Sunny heRBs and a multitude of other varieties.
Mint is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Labiatae family.
The mint plant has a slightly spicy flavour and an incredibly fresh scent that has led to it being a key ingredient in sweets, chewing gum and toothpaste, etc.
This herb can be found growing in Asia, Africa and in Europe, prospering in sunny areas.
It is widely used both as an ingredient in natural cooking for alimentary applications and for its healing properties.
In fact, Hypocrites used mint as an aphrodisiac and the ancient Greeks and Romans used it as a perfume.
Mint, the quintessentially fresh herb: a multitude of varieties and scents
There are many varieties of mint, each having different characteristics and properties.
The most widespread variety is definitely Peppermint.
Our Sunny heRBs range of high quality, intensely flavoured, natural herbs exclusively “made in Albenga” contains a multitude of types and can boast 8 distinct varieties of mint (find out about their characteristics here):
- Glacial Mint
- Mojito Mint
- Moroccan Mint
- Hugo Mint
- Chocolate Mint
- Pineapple Mint
Mint, the quintessentially fresh herb: in the kitchen
This herb is used to add flavour to a wide range of dishes, savoury sauces and soups, in pasta dishes, accompanying meat and fish and in desserts.
Mint’s principal use is in cocktails and in infusions, in ice-lollies, granitas and liqueurs thanks to its thirst quenching and refreshing powers and its digestive properties.