Purple-tinged leaves are used in teas and iced drinks.
Peppermint iced tea, hot tea, on lamb—just to name a few common uses of peppermint. Lesser known ones include calming the digestion or relieving minor sinus discomfort with a strong concentration of peppermint oils. As a general rule, mint family plants root vigorously when allowed to grow freely and can be invasive. Grow them in containers to keep them in check.