Medical and economic importance :
Is Tkotairzi pilot of mint leaves are used in the manufacture of perfumes , cosmetics, biscuits , candy and gum and some types of soap , as well as using water distillation product of oil extraction pilot in the work drink mint , which is used to treat colic is also used boiled mint leaves in the revitalization of the secretions of the liver and thyroid bile and also remove the convulsions and bulges and assertive intestinal gas . Also adds some to tea because of its smell and flavor characteristics. As he enters in the manufacture of some medicines for earned an acceptable taste .
Plant Description :
Plant mint green and sustainable herbal Muammar papers used in the production of peppermint oil , a volatile oils as well as the use of these securities in the work of a popular drink and put some dry leaves or green tea in the drink becomes a refreshing drink loved by others .
The most important types of mint :
spearmint : a growth in the average height of the plants and up to about 50 cm and characterized his cards and green , which are sitting attack or rectangular shape with a serrated edge smell quiet and contain a high proportion of material Rvon . The flowers of this type are very small with the color purple .
peppermint : The height of the plants of this type of mint to about 60 cm is a strong growth of the securities Vlunha dark green with necks and attack or rectangular in shape with a serrated edge its summit pointed out a high percentage of menthol is exported abroad . Either floral Vlunha Blue purple .
Japanese mint : vegetative parts overspread Popper light and is considered the longest Japanese mint species and also features profusely branches The leaves are oblong with a weak base a large serrated given the high percentage of oil by the high proportion of menthol The Vlunha mauve flowers .
mint , lime : plants rising up to about 40 cm The leaves are heart shaped pedunculated it smells like lemon and flowers with red color purple .