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Small-leaved Mexican-Mint

細葉到手香

Small-leaved Mexican-Mint

Appearance 外觀

Small-leaved mexican mint. Succulent herbaceous plant. Fuzzy leaves. Flowers are pink or purple or white and trumpet-shaped.

Growing Condition 生長條件

Full sun or partial sun. Perennial in tropical or sub-tropical regions; annual in cool regions. Cannot tolerates temperatures under 0°C. Drought-tolerant. Plant in well-drained soil and water occasionally. Fast-growing and low maintainence, suitable for beginners. Grows well in containers.

全日照或半日照。在熱帶或亞熱帶地區為多年生,較冷地區為一年生。不耐寒,零度以下溫度會使到手香冷死。耐旱。種植於疏水土壤,間中澆水。快速生長,容易打理,適合初接觸種植者。在盤中生長良好。

Uses 用途

Have a strong sweet scent. Can be used as a substitute for mint leaves. Brew dried leaves for tea.

具有濃烈甜甜的香氣。可作為薄荷替代。用乾到手香葉沖茶。

Health Benefits 營養價值

May soothe itchy skin or bug bites.

或有助舒緩皮膚痕癢或蚊叮蟲咬。

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