Easy to grow and used both fresh and dry, Spearmint has no rivals among the herbs you can cultivate.
Spearmint (Mentha spicata) is also known as Garden Mint, Common Mint, Lamb Mint, and Mackerel Mint. It is naturally found in all continents except for Australia. Its most widely used name derives from the pointed leaf tips called “spears”. A herbaceous plant, Spearmint has a wide underground rhizome. It flavors food, herbal teas, and aromatic oil in cosmetics.