Mint (Maplet)

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This is the entry for mint from Maplet's A Greene Forest

Of Mint.

Mint is an Herbe of sweete smell and is of two sorts the one the Gardaine, the other of the field. The Latines cal it Calaminthus. Isaac sayth, that it stoppeth and stencheth all kinde of swellings.