Mint is a popular spice that is widely used in Indian cuisine. It is an upright perennial herb, marked with modified subterranean trunks. The shoots produced by these stems have four angles and oval leaves that are simple, delicate, thin, dark green and fragrant.
Mint contains many vitamins and is rich in various minerals. Fresh and dried leaves are used for mint sauce, gelatin and flacours. Mental oil is used in chewing gum, toothpaste and confectionery and pharmaceutical preparations.
Natural benefits and healing properties
Peppermint is highly appreciated as a crush that relieves stomach discomfort, stimulants, antispasmodic, which relieves muscle and stomach tension to improve appetite. It is an ingredient in most stomach disorders because of its digestive properties. It is good for the liver and helps to dissolve the gravel in the kidneys and bladder.
Disorders of the digestive system
The mint juice is a good appetizer. The juice of fresh mint leaves, mixed with a teaspoon of lemon juice and honey, is given thrice daily with excellent results in the treatment of indigestion, bile, bloating, nematode, nausea and summer diarrhea.
According to Father Kneipp, the well-known naturopath, “Mint tea helps with digestion every morning and every night and gives a fresh and healthy look.” The powder makes the same service, every day one or two pinches are taken in the feed or in water. “He also thinks that mint, cooked in milk or tea and hot drink, eliminates abdominal pain.
Peppermint seeds are also beneficial in relieving severe abdominal pain due to indigestion in older children. The child may receive a quarter teaspoon of the seeds to chew and swallow with water under such conditions.
One teaspoon of fresh mint juice, mixed with two tablespoons of pure malt vinegar and the same amount of honey, is stirred into four ounces of carrot juice and administered three times a day as a medicinal tonic during the treatment of tuberculosis, asthma and bronchitis. Relieves sputum, nourishes the lungs, increases the body’s resistance to infection, and prevents the harmful effects of antituberculous drugs. Prevents asthma attacks and reduces congestion in the airways.
Fresh mint, chewed daily, is an effective antiseptic toothpaste. Chlorophyll combined with other antiseptic chemicals in mint, kills all germs that cause a harmful odor. It strengthens the gums by providing the necessary nutrients and thus prevents tooth decay, pyorrhoea, premature caries, etc. It also keeps the mouth fresh and improves the sense of taste in the tongue.
Gargling with fresh mint Decoction with hoarseness heals the salt through loud screaming or singing. Keep your voice clear when used before singing. Therefore it is a blessing for singer and speaker.
The application of fresh mint juice on the face every night, heals pimples and prevents dry skin. The juice is also used for insect bites, eczema, scabies and contact dermatitis.
Natural birth control
In Ayurveda, dried, powdered mint is regarded as a harmless herb for contraception. It is believed that a woman who takes 10 grams of this powder a little before sexual intercourse will not become pregnant while continuing this practice. The mint should be dried in a shady place and filled in powder form …