There are two type of Mint leaves i.e Peppermint and Spearmint. Peppermint has greenish-purple lance-shaped leaves while the Spearmint has rounder leaves of a grayish green color. They have a pure and refreshing odour, pungent and burning taste. If store in refrigerator, it can remain fresh for several days while Dried mint should be kept in a tightly sealed glass container in a cool, dark and dry place. Mint can used in Salad, Beverage, Chutneys, Cakes etc.