Health Benefits of Mint

benefits of mint

Mint is one of those herbs which are being used since ancient times and is considered to have calming & soothing properties.

Health Benefits of Mint:

  • Mint oil, Mint cream cools the skin affected by insect bites or rash
  • Helps in Oral health- frenshens breath as mint is a natural anti-microbial agent
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): Peppermint oil is effective in pain or discomfort in IBS
  • Effective in treating bloating, gastric problem, flatulence
  • Peppermint water prevent nipple pain & cracks in breast-feeding first-time mothers
  • Mint tea can treat common cold, sore throat as well as helps decongest
  • Mint when combined with cucumber & lemon in water, helps detox
  • Mint has anti-spasmodic properties
  • Hot mint tea helps reduce menstrual cramps & pain

Nutrition Value of 100 Grams Mint:

Calories 70
Potassium 560 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Carbohydrate 15 gram (inc. dietary Fiber)
Dietary fiber 8 gram
Protein 4 gram

100 Grams of Mint in 1 day diet can help you get approximate:

80% of Vitamin A
50% of Vitamin C
20% of Iron
20% of Calcium
20% of Magnesium
5% of Vitamin B6

(note: the percent of daily diet has been calculated as 2,000 calories diet-chart, and hence it may vary person-to-person)

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