CUBAN OREGANO / MEXICAN MINT live...
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Mexican mint also called Cuban Origano is a succulent plant just like the swedish ivy or the Jade tree.
Its Latin name is Plectranthus amboinicus.
It is a plant native to Africa that is now found everywhere in the tropics.
Plectranthus amboinicus is not very large, it measures 30 to 40 cm in height, the leaves of Cuban oregano are small thick and rounded.
They have the distinction of being very fragrant, a mixture of thyme and oregano very pleasant.
Cuban oregano flowers are purple in late summer.
In medicine, Plectranthus amboinicus is mainly used to fight headaches.
Its leaves are used to fight fever, to relieve the itching due to mosquito bites by external friction but also in herbal tea because it would promote digestion and sleep just like hops or valerian.
In domestic culture, the Cuban Origano is an excellent depolluting plant.
Mexican mint or Plectranthus amboinicus live plant 10 to 15 cm high, delivered in a ball.
Upon receipt of the Cuban oregano, transplant it into a pot of one or two liters with a good horticultural compost and sand, well drain the bottom of the pot and then water gently at the plantation.
Then place your Mxican mint plant in a very bright place or in the ground under a mild climate.
- Extraordinary medicinal plant.
- Very easy to culture.
- No specific interviews, cultivated like a cactus.
- Decorative and fragrant foliage, beautiful bloom in autumn.
- Plant depolluting indoor.
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