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TOP 10 MINT HEALTH BENEFITS

Posted by TTN Palawan on

Known from antiquity, mint is an aromatic herb with many curative properties.

There's a lot more to mint than fresheners, candy, tooth paste & inhalers! See below for more mint uses.

  • Effective pain reliever for headaches & migraines
  • Alleviates gastrointestinal problems like indigestion
  • Antiseptic & antibacterial properties used to treat cuts & burns
  • Topical treatment of acne and acne scars.
  • Alleviates arthritis pain, insect sting irritation and eczema
  • Improves bad breath and alleviates diarrhea and bloating
  • Natural treament of the common cold and flu
  • Used as a decongestant with antiviral properties
  • Used in treatment of menstrual cramps
  • Helps treat the hiccups

MInt Recipes

  • Organic mango mint smoothie
  • Organic min ice cubes
  • Raw cacao mint cookies

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Mint gets its name from MENTHE, a Greek mythical character
  • The mint herb is native to temperate areas of Europe, Asia & Africa.
  • Mint can be very invasive, so grow in containers or buckets
  • There are 30 types & each smells/tastte different
  •  The US produces 70% of the world's peppermint & spearmint
  • Mint oil is recovered by distilling using steam
  • Mint has been found in Egyptian tombs from as far as back as 1000 BC
  • Rats & mice dislike the smell and taste of mint.
  • Peppermint is the #1 selling flavor among non-chocolate hand candies

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