Knowledgeable People Add Mint Not Only to Tea: How to Use a Miraculous Plant

Everyone knows that mint is a medicinal plant that has excellent healing properties, but in most cases, its use ends with mint tea.

The beneficial properties of mint can be used in everyday life, medicine, cooking, and other areas. The use of mint is quite wide.

Please note* that the following tips can only be used after a doctor’s authorization from official medicine, as any remedy may have contraindications

Helps relieve stress

Mint is an excellent sedative, helping to relieve anxiety.

An ingredient in dishes

Mint as a spice is very widely used in cooking, it is added to various sauces, to improve the aroma and taste of some drinks and salads.

A mild pain reliever

Mint relieves abdominal cramps by helping to relax the muscles of the digestive tract, thereby relieving spasms. Therefore, if you suddenly have a nervous stomach twist, you should drink hot tea with mint or just plain warm water with mint and lemon.

Just the thing for colds

Mint prevents the occurrence of infectious diseases, having quite strong antibacterial properties. At the same time, its regular inclusion in the diet will help the body to more easily tolerate, or even protect against fungal or other infectious diseases.

Will fight headaches

Mint relieves headaches if they are associated with vascular spasms. Plain warm mint tea or just warm water with a small amount of mint will help relieve vasospasm and relieve headaches.

Drive away mice

Mint can even be used to fight mice. To do this, you just need to plant some mint in the yard of a private house. For some reason, mice and rats do not like mint and will avoid areas with mint planted on them.

Salad dressing

Mint is suitable as a dressing for some vegetable salads. Just a few mint leaves will refresh the salad and give it an incredible flavor.

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Written by Emma Miller

I am a registered dietitian nutritionist and own a private nutrition practice, where I provide one-on-one nutritional counseling to patients. I specialize in chronic disease prevention/ management, vegan/ vegetarian nutrition, pre-natal/ postpartum nutrition, wellness coaching, medical nutrition therapy, and weight management.

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