Moroccan mint is a herbaceous plant of the Labiate family. It is a perennial plant, easy to grow, very resistant, weed. It has an erect or ascending stem, the leaves are needle-like, similar to those of rosemary, light green in color, which if rubbed give off a strong intense and pleasant aroma of menthol. The flowers are small, white or pinkish-purple in color.
Moroccan mint is native to North Africa.
In the kitchen it is excellent for preparing mint tea and fresh drinks, it goes well with all meats such as lamb, duck and mutton, goes well with summer vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, aubergines and courgettes) and is added to fruit salads and desserts different. Moroccan mint leaves are suitable for preparing tea and cocktails.