Peppermint Leaf Can Really Help..!!

by Sumedha Rewar

What is common between chewing gums and toothpaste?

What do you think that a few ice creams and candies have?

Peppermint flavor is generated with the perennial plants producing green peppermint leaves, which have rich medicinal value.

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Peppermint leaf has many benefits. It can make the digestive system well by making the bile juice to flow from the liver. It can digest fats and lessens the bad cholesterol. The cleansing properties reduce the work for kidney and liver. It can even reduce cramps and relaxes the intestinal muscles. You’ll get relaxation in stomach gas with peppermint in any form after eating the meals. It reduces the morning sickness and even makes the problem of constipation well.

Peppermint tea is very effective as constituent in green tea. The leaves have 50-60% menthol included in them. It contains Vitamin A & C, potassium, copper, silicon, sulfur, magnesium, iron, niacin and inositol. The massage on temples with peppermint oil can relieve migraines and cures head muscles. It can relax your mind and soul by treating stress.

Peppermint Leaf is a decongestant and expectorant. It can treat respiratory issues and strengthens the immunity. You’ll generally find Peppermint content in throat soothing and cough relieving syrups. It can relieve tooth decay, cancer, heart diseases, gallstones, menstrual cramps and muscle tightness.

There are tablets, tincture and oil capsules available for peppermint. You can even make your own blend of peppermint leaves, which can directly reach your intestines and works with immediate effect. You can pour one cup of boiling water on 2 tsp. of dry peppermint leaves, keep it for 10 minutes and strain. Remember, you should NEVER INGEST PEPPERMINT LEAVES as direct menthol can be poisonous. Also, don’t give it to children without professional consultation.

Peppermint leaf is a Wonderful Herb and if you have any problems from the ones listed above, it would be great to give a trial to the peppermint leaf, tea or oil.

Sumedha Rewar
Sumedha Rewar
Sumedha Rewar is an expert in aroma-therapy and has experience in sharing valuable information for Reiki and Yoga articles as well. She is eager to know about the newest trends in the market and researching about them in the best way. Her experiments in essential oils with the scientific study have motivated her towards sharing the valuable information for the same.