Rosemary is a cross between blue mint and common mint, native to North Africa and the Mediterranean. In 1721, this plant was registered in the official list of medicines of England as an independent species, the main feature of which is the treatment of colds and headaches.
Peppermint originates in North Africa and the Mediterranean. Of course, some scientists consider Asia to be the primary source of this plant. More than a thousand tons of essential oils are produced from it every year. These essential oils are used in various pharmaceutical and food industries.
The most important properties
Peppermint essential oil is very useful for treating the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and digestive disorders such as bloating and gastritis, treating anorexia, inflammation of the mouth and throat, and treating coughs and colds. Rosemary leaves are used to treat problems of the gastrointestinal tract, gallbladder and bile ducts.
Peppermint essential oil is used in the food, health and cosmetics, confectionery, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in the preparation of aromatic waters and various mint tablets.
Other famous plants of the mint family include cat mint, mint, rosemary, sage, basil.