Mint is a unique plant. It has been grown and used worldwide since time immemorial. It finds its extensive use in cosmetics, folk medicine, and cuisine.
Mint has a strong taste and sweet fresh flavor. Dishes with mint leave an unforgettable refreshing aftertaste. Both fresh and dried mint are used in a large variety of dishes, including meat sauces, curry, soups, chutneys, salads, juices, ice cream, cocktails, smoothies, and bakery.
- It’s very good for health as it alleviates inflammation of the alimentary tract, eliminates gaseous distention, eases cramps and pains.
- It helps in treatment of dermic diseases such as acne.
- Mint removes toxins from the body, cleanses the blood of bad cholesterol, helps get rid of halitosis.
- Also, it brings the rhythm of heartbeat and blood pressure to normal, helps in treatment of cardiac angina, dysrhythmia.
- Removes bad breath.
- Calms the nervous system.
Mint boasts of a high content of vitamins. 100 grams of fresh leaves contains 28% of the recommended daily dose of folic acid, 100% of carotene, 53% of Vitamin C.
Also, a lot of minerals 24% of the recommended daily allowance of calcium, 20% magnesium, 36% copper, 63% iron, 20% magnesium, 51% manganese and zinc.