When we think of Mint, green, aromatic and refreshing are the three words that cross our mind. But this “super herb” is not just described with these three words. When you finish reading this article you will discover some other remarkable words to describe it.
Mint has powerful antioxidants, vitamin, C, B6, E, A K, riboflavin and folic acid.
These are several of its health welfares:
1. Improves digestion
Mint improves the digestion which is the one of the most beneficial effects that it has. To have best results consume mint tea
2. Irritated bowel syndrome
Scientists have revealed that mint is quite efficient in treating symptoms of Irritated Bowel Syndrome.
3. Asthma and other respiratory problems
The lungs can benefit from its aroma. Asthmatics are advised to put mint in their inhalations and to consume some mint tea as well. Add 4-5 mint leaves in some hot water and inhale if you need to ease breathing immediately.
4. Decreases blood pressure
Because of potassium that mint contains it helps in lessening the blood pressure and heart rate.
5. Improves oral health
Mint destroys bacteria that are reason for cavities and neutralizes the bad breath as well. This is the reason why mint is regularly added in products like breath refreshing sprays, toothpaste and mouthwash
6. Relieves pain
Incredible mint leaves can reduce headache, muscle pain and even stomach ache. Combine a cup of sea salt, 6-8 drops of mint essential oil and a third cup of olive oil to relax your muscles. Massage your feet about 5-10 minutes and then wash them.
7. Relieves nausea
With the aroma of mint essential oil or fresh mint leaves you will feel recovered
8. Treats depression
To reduce stress, a cup of tea from fresh mint leaves is all you need
9. Improves memory
The aroma of mint leaves will reinstate your memory and will positively affect your mental skills.
10. Prevents cancer
Mint contains menthol which helps in preventing different kinds of cancer, particularly prostate cancer.