Peppermint is an aromatic herbaceous plant. Peppermint is cultivated all year long except in the coldest months like December and January, or the hottest months like July and August. The cultivation of peppermint is preferably during the first half of February till the end of March, in order to get the highest crops from herbs and oil.

Peppermint is used for the common cold, cough, inflammation of the mouth and throat, sinus infections, and respiratory infections. It is also used for upset stomach and diarrhea.

Peppermint is used In food, beverages and flavoring.

Peppermint oil is used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics, and as a flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals.

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