Products of the abbeys with Mint

Also mint, like many other plants used in herbal medicine, has been known since ancient times for its numerous beneficial properties. It grows all year round and its leaves are rich in menthol, an active ingredient with calming and disinfecting properties. Mint can also be a useful natural adjuvant in the treatment of coughs and asthma and can even help lower the temperature in case of high fever. Mint is commonly used for herbal teas, infusions and all kinds of oral hygiene products, such as toothpastes and mouthwashes, due to its high refreshing power.