River Mint


River Mint brings familiarity to the world of bush food. Native to South-Eastern Australia, you can find this delicious plant hiding in moist forests and around rivers, giving the name River Mint. It's a pleasant mint, that won't take over your backyard, and extends up to 80cm high and 1m across. Other names include Native Peppermint and Australian Mint.

Health Benefits:

As with all mint species, River Mint has been identified as a powerful herbal medicine thought to help improve general wellbeing. Some of the facinating properties include:

  • Carminative propeties which help to ease the stomach, and to relieve esophageal pressure and heartburn.
  • Natural anti-septic
  • Fever reduction and may help to relieve congrestion of the common cold.

 

Origin:

Found exclusively across South-Eastern Australia, River Mint is a native species that has started to gain traction as a delicious additive in many dishes. Our River Mint is organically grown in Gippsland, Victoria by experience permaculturalists. 

 

Culinary Uses:

River Mint has a similar flavour to spearmint and peppermint. It is commonly used in Middle-Eastern styled dishes, and as well as in desserts. Great uses include:

  • Persian styled stew (Khoresh)
  • Cheesecakes
  • Mint Icecreams
  • Basil/River Mint Pesto

Most commonly however, River Mint is used as a herbal tea to provide benefits and flavour on a cold, winters day.

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RIVER MINT

 

 

 

 


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