|Benefits of Mint Leaves
Mint leaves quite widely known because the plant is widely used to add flavor menthol in confectionery products, food, cosmetics, toothpaste, to drugs. Flavor menthol in mint turned out to contain a series of benefits that are good for health.
One of the most famous benefits of mint leaves are overcome gastrointestinal diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome. In a study in 2011, researchers found that peppermint oil is very good reduce disease irritable bowel syndrome who have symptoms of constipation, diarrhea, bloating, nausea, and heartburn.
Peppermint (mint leaves) are also used for generations to treat symptoms of the flu, inflammation of the mouth and throat, sinus infections, and respiratory infections. Some people also use mint leaves to reduce menstrual pain.
To get the benefits of mint leaves, pour warm water into the glass along with a few leaves of fresh mint. Take a few moments and enjoy mint tea to cope with stomach pain and indigestion.
Meanwhile, peppermint oil can be applied to the skin to relieve headaches, sore muscles, nerves, toothache, allergy rashes, bacterial infections, to cure mosquito bites. It creates a sense of warmth can relieve pain.
You can also take advantage of the warm mint to freshen up your leg muscles. The trick, mix 1 cup sea salt, 1/3 cup olive oil, and 6 drops of peppermint essential oil. Rub in the foot a few moments then rinse. Sea salt will remove dead skin cells while menthol flavors will relieve muscle pain.
Meanwhile, the smell of the essential oils of peppermint every two hours is recommended for those who want to reduce their appetite.