Today's Fun Fact
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Mint takes its name from the mythological Greek nymph Minthe, who was transformed into the plant by Hades’ wife, Persephone, after attempting to seduce him. Mint has been tied to hospitality for millennia. In ancient Greece it was rubbed on tables to welcome visitors, while in the Middle East it is still offered to guests upon their arrival in the form of tea.