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Satureja viminea, Costa Rican / Jamaican Mint Tree, Kama Sutra Menta

Satureja viminea

Costa Rican / Jamaican Mint Tree, Kama Sutra Menta
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Costa Rica
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Satureja means Savory. Satureja viminea is a very minty savory with great possibilities. The small 1/2 to 1/4 inch oval, glossy, lime green foliage can match any spearmint for potency, and yet it is not saddled with Mint's aggressive nature. Even though it is frost sensitive it grows quite vigorously in one season and can be moved indoors. It grows well in a pot and survives inside with good light. Legend says that the mint plant grows into a tree only after a great deal of time and care... This plant is used for making a famous Kama Sutra Luxury Mint Tree Bath Gel and Body Wash. This voluptuous cleansing liquid has a dedicated worldwide following of men and women who know bathing's true pleasure potential. The Kama Sutra Mint Tree Bathing Gels are a great way to turn the simple ritual of a bath or shower into a sensual interlude with these indulgent bathing gels. Mint Tree cools and tingles, invigorating the body and lifting the spirit. Satureja viminea is a large shrub or small tree with strongly scented mint leaves. Fragrance is pure and very intence. Very rare plant. Unlike a well-known peppermint herb, this plant has a woody stem and upright growth, though keeps a bushy shape. Can be trained into a small tree. Reaches 6-7 ft in height. Foliage strongly peppermint-scented. Leaf veins etched above. Corolla white, with very faint pinkish tinge, slightly irregular (the lower lobe about twice as large as others).

Kama Sutra Luxury Mint Bath Recipe:

Mint bath is cooling, refreshing, and astringent to the skin. It is also very cleansing, and great for a putting in a bath on a hot, muggy summer day. The essential oil of a unique plant Kama Sutra Mint Tree (Satureja viminea) is also antiviral, antibacterial, and antiseptic.

Harvest 1 cup of fresh leaves. In a large thermos, mix the leaves with 4 cups of boiling water and. Seal the cap tightly and let sit for 24 hours, then pass the decoction through a sieve, squeezing the most you can out of the leaves. Add juice of one freshly squeezed lemon to the mint concentrate - it is an essential part of the recipe that keeps active ingredients of Kama Sutra Mint at most effective level and helps making your skin smooth and velvet. Add 1-2 table spoons of your favorite bath gel, stir.

Fill a bath with cool or slightly warm water. Add mint/lemon potion. Enjoy!



Satureja viminea, Costa Rican / Jamaican Mint Tree, Kama Sutra Menta
Satureja viminea, Costa Rican / Jamaican Mint Tree, Kama Sutra Menta
Satureja viminea, Costa Rican / Jamaican Mint Tree, Kama Sutra Menta
Satureja viminea, Costa Rican / Jamaican Mint Tree, Kama Sutra Menta


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Artemisia arborescens, Tree Wormwood
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

Artemisia arborescens

Tree Wormwood
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Mediterranean
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herb

Artemisia arborescens is cultivated for its foliage effects, but in colder temperate regions it requires the protection of a wall.

This plant is a very bitter herb indigenous to the Middle East used in tea, usually with mint. In small quantities (in tea), it is believed to have medicinal properties, pacifying various kinds of digestion turmoils.





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