From the Lamiacea family, this perennial plant can reach one meter and essentially grows in sunny and rich lands. Usually, its serrated leaves are deep green and its flowers are cob shapped and pink or purple. Of unknown origin, but considered by some botanists to comes from a very old crossbreed between two other mint species.
The Spearmint, known for its refreshing and stimulating virtues is widely use in Mediterranean and Asian kitchens. Its famous exhilarating and subtle scent is characteristic from North Africa's souk markets and palaces.