The Apple mint leaves also help in breaking down fat and accelerating metabolism level.
The mint leaves contains nutrients like iron, potassium, calcium, vitamin A and C which replenish our body.
The leaves have anti-cancer properties.
Powdered leaves can be used to whiten the teeth.
The essential oil extracted from the leaves is used in aromatherapy to cure acne, colic, cramp, colds, flu, stress, shock, asthma and travel sickness.
Apple Mint can be used in preparing jams, jellies, tea, sauces and desserts. The dried form of apple mint leaves can be used to prepare delicious potpourri.
The leaves can also be used in making fruit salads. They can be added to cottage cheese and cream cheese. They are a tacky addition to Mediterranean cuisines, vinaigrettes and sauces.
Makes a great summer drink by dipping the leaves in ice water or make a tea by putting them in hot water. They are also used in making candies and mint chocolates.