Mint – Mentha Piperita
Like many herbs that thrive in Greek land, mint has many very useful healing properties. It is a natural anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory herb, so it is useful for injuries, wounds, bruises and stings, relieving pain directly and protecting against infections.
Another mint property is the relief it offers to the stomach due to its soothing, analgesic and antispasmodic properties. Digestive problems and gastric disorders are best treated with mint infusion due to menthol, oil contained in mint, which offers relief and cools the digestive system.
The soothing action and its insect repellent properties, makes mint ideal in cases of insect bites, and also protects us, as a natural insect repellent.
The beneficial action of mint is also known in cases of respiratory problems, since, besides menthol, it contains about 9 expectorant components. This combination of oils and since mint is antiseptic, antiviral and decongestant makes it an ideal solution in cases of cough, fever, bronchitis, sinusitis and generally colds usually accompanied by respiratory disorders such as shortness of breath, dry and productive cough and irritated throat.
It is among plants whose consumption prevents cancer and also protects against cardiovascular disease and poor blood circulation due to its cardiotonic activity. Combined with its heating action, mint heats the frozen limbs and supports the microcirculation of the blood.
People suffering from headaches and migraines can replace a painkiller with peppermint, since mint is also analgesic (especially the essential oil). Because of its analgesic and warmth action, it is ideal for toothaches, muscular pains, arthritic, rheumatic and gynecological pains. In addition to relieving from toothache, mint is beneficial in cases of oral halitosis and mouth and gum infections due to antiseptic action.
Spiritually, mint is ideal in cases of overwork or excessive mental fatigue. It works as an anxiolytic infusion, or by using the essential oil in an aromatherapy device, it helps in better concentration, in the treatment of anger and in cases of weak memory.
Mint needs special attention and measure when used in children because it is tonic and stimulant, and it is not recommended to use it during pregnancy.
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