It has a very characteristic perfume of mint, its nutritional qualities being recognized as digestive, stimulating, expectorant, diuretic, perspiration stimulant, intestinal antispasmodic, muscle relaxant. Contains phenolic compounds with strong antioxidant action. Rich in various vitamins and minerals, including beta-carotenes, vitamin A, folate, calcium, potassium and phosphorus. It has phytochemicals that aid digestion, intestinal problems such as flatulence, colic, diarrhea and vomiting and respiratory problems. It should be consumed raw in order to increase the availability of all compounds present.