Spearmint, the balsam of Crete.

Spearmint is called “valsamo” which translates to balsam in Crete. It’s a kind of mint and has the same aromatic properties. It’s used largely in Crete as a herb in both cooking and pastry and sweets making and it took the name balsam for it’s many soothing and therapeutic capabilities. It contains folic acid, riboflavin, vitamins A, […]

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