Description Of Mint
Podina or Mint, a very common herb in Ayurveda and is known to people many years. Mint in biological terms is known as ‘Mentha’ and in common language is known as ‘Pudina’ Podina or Mint, herb is called herbaceous perennial that grows to a height of about 12 to 65 cm. leaves are about 1 to 1.9 cm in width and 2 to 6.3 cm in length leaves are simple andsharply toothed, paired in opposites with minute hair on leaves. Its flower are pale purple or pink found clustered at stem and size is about 2 to 4mm in length plant is native to eastern Siberia and east of the Himalayas, Europe, western and central Asia. Mint also has a terrific smell and it is as popular as flavors like cherry, grape or lemon.
Health Benefits Of Mint
1.Pudina! Mint oil Prevents Headaches
The refreshing fresh and strong smells have properties of menthol, menthene, menthenone.
This helps quick in reducing the headaches .There are plenty of Ayurvedic and herbal medicines that are manufactured using mint to prevent various disorders. Products like balms pain relief cream are made up of mint. People use products made of mint to avoid headaches apply relief cream (balm) on their forehead and their neck to get a quick relief.
2.Pudina! mint leaves for pimples and Skin Care
Mint juice has best antiseptic properties like volatile oil, carvone, and limonene which is a good skin cleanser. It is well known for curing many skin infections and sooth the skin. Pudina! Mint is used in various cosmetic products like scrubs, face wash cleanser, and lip sticks also. Pudina! Mint leaves and juice are also used to apply on the face to avoid pimples. It can be used simply crushing the Pudina leaves.
3.Pudina! mint stop coughing and prevent Asthma
The properties of menthol, menthene, menthe none in mint helps in prevention of Cough and Asthma. Mint also helps in the cooling and soothing of throat and helps in the breakdown of cough. It is also advantageous for asthma patients who use mint in the daily diet. Thus, mint is used in manufacture of inhalers and other medicines.
4.Pudina! mint tea for stomach ache & digestion
Mint is a powerful antioxidant and it helps in the digestion of food. Antioxidants present in mint are capable of terminating the reactions by eliminating free radical intermediates in stomach.
Mint galvanizes the enzymes which are associated with digestion. It also helps the digestive system to fasten the process of digestion. Mint appetizer is a very good and therefore people prefer to have the mint after eating a meal. It uses a large scale in cooking too. People in Indian family generally use Pudina! Mint when they have a stomachache. During the trip many people recommend and prefer to keep a mint with them to avoid vomiting and sickness
5.Health benefits of mint tea for toothaches.
Pudina! Mint is best to for toothaches it can be used by boiling 7 tablespoons of Pudina! Mint leaves in 2 glasses of water, for about 10 to15 minutes. Let the water to cool down. Take about half a glass every 2 to 3 hours.
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