Mint is also known as 'pudina' in Hindi. Belong to the genus Mentha. These plants are particularly known for the cooling sensation they impart.
They can be added to foods in both fresh and dried forms. You can easily add mint to green salads, desserts, smoothies and even water. We use it in our chutneys, raita, and even garnish our biryanis with the cooling herb.
Mint is packed with antioxidants.
Mint is excellent to manage blood sugar levels and treat skin conditions.
In summers, one should particularly add mint to their diet.
Mint is very cooling and aids in digestion and breathing disorders too
Consumption of mint has also been linked with bringing in soothing effect for asthmatic patients. Mint is loaded with anti-inflammatory properties. It is a good relaxant and relieves congestion.
Yes, there is a reason why your vapo-rubs and inhalers are often available in mint. Mint is known to clear congestion of the nose, throat, bronchi, and lungs. In addition to the respiratory channels, mint's anti-inflammatory properties also relieve the irritation caused by chronic coughing.
The strong and refreshing aroma of mint could help ease headaches.
Chewing on mint leaves could help freshen your breath instantly due to the presence of germicidal properties. It also does wonders for our overall oral health. It inhibits bacterial growth inside the mouth, and cleanses the plaque deposition on teeth. This is the very reason why so many of the toothpastes in the market also come in mint base.
Mint is an excellent remedy to treat nausea. It is also effective for treating nausea that happens in morning sickness