Northern Bushcraft

Wild Mint

  • plants are edible raw.
  • best used to improve flavour of other food.
  • powdered leaves can be sprinkled on berries/drying meat to repel insects.
  • varieties in Newfoundland are Wild mint (Mentha arvensis), Spearmint (Mentha spicata) and Peppermint (Mentha piperita).
  • grows in moist areas in plains, foothills, and montane regions.
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Related topics: Edible Plants of NL - Edible Berries of NL - Edible Mushrooms of NL
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