Peppermint is home to gardens in Europe, Asia and North America.
It was found in ancient Egyptian tombs - 1000 years a. AD - dried peppermint leaves. Even the Greeks and Romans knew the healing properties of peppermint leaves.
The plant only became known in Europe in the 18th century. Peppermint (mentha piperita) is a strongly aromatic plant with serrated leaves that reaches a height of approx. 80 cm. Mint is harvested in summer just before flowering in dry, sunny weather.Young leaves and stems in dried form.