Basilmint – mentha x piperita citrata has culinary and medicinal use. Basilmint has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, and may be used as a tea to assist digestion, and in treatments for headaches, fevers, throat gargles.
Basilmint is also an excellent insect repellent.
Basilmint tea is made with 1 teaspoon dried leaves, add boiling water and let it brew for 3 – 5 minutes, remove the teabag or strain. Enjoy your tea.