Mint Leaves Uses
Benefits of mint (podina):
Mint needs no introduction. It is used in every home. It is commonly used for developing taste and aroma in the dishes we eat, but we are unaware of the innumerable benefits of mint.
Mint is not only famous because of its refreshing aroma but also it is very famous because of its medicinal benefits. There are more than 24 kinds of mint in the world. Every kind of mint has its own importance and medicinal benefits.
Some of the benefits of mint (podina) are as follows:
1.For headache and nausea:
Mint relieves headache and nausea in just minutes. People who suffer from nausea while travelling should keep a handful of mint leaves with them. Taking them while travelling prevents nausea and reliefs headache as well.
Mint tea helps in reducing headache. Put 4 to 5 leaves of mint in your tea. This mint tea can relief headache and prevent it also. Mint is also used in so many balms available for headache.
2. Good for digestion:
Mint water relieves the pain in stomach, acidity and burning. Boil a cup of water with 9 to 10 mint leaves and drink this water for any stomach issue. The mint water is very essential for stomach pain and acidity.
3. Relieves flu and cough:
The most important part of mint is menthol. It relieves chest congestion and flu. There are many medicines of cough and flu which contains menthol extracts. But you don’t need to buy these expensive medicines if you have mint at your home.
Just take some steam from mint water. Chest congestion and flu is relieved by mint water steam.
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