Improve digestion and other health benefits of Arvensis Mint!
Arvensis Mint - Mentha Arvensis
Used part: Stem, Leaf
Mint is that kind of plant that everyone has already consumed some food with such a plant in the formula, or at least you've heard of it. Its fame is so great because of the benefits its leaves have. Your tea, for example, is known as soothing and great against the flu. The refreshing aroma and flavor are used in many different forms, such as candies, ice cream or oral antiseptics.
It is rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B and vitamin D, plus potassium, iron, sodium and magnesium. Although it has so many nutrients, it has few calories. In 100 grams, only 70 calories. While still acting as a diuretic, it helps flush out toxins from the blood and eliminate body waste. It is also used to treat bad breath as it kills bacteria and germs in the mouth. Protects teeth and gums.
Mint can be considered a medicinal herb because it brings several benefits to our health. It has high digestive power, antispasmodic, anxiolytic and is antiparasitary. The antispasmodic effect is related to the plant's ability to treat muscle spasms, soothing and neutralizing involuntary muscle contractions. Therefore, it is optimal for liver, kidney and uterine colic in the case of women.
It also has an antiemetic effect, relieving nausea and vomiting and decreases heartburn, activating the production of bile and improving the digestive system. It functions as a vasodilator, activating circulation; has a calming effect and acts as an antiseptic, making it difficult to grow bacteria and worms.
In addition, mint is rich in vitamins A and C, and minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium, with antioxidant and immune-stimulating properties. It also contains ascorbic acid, menthol and tinol in its composition, providing an expectorant and decongestant action.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Poor digestion, nausea or vomiting
- High cholesterol
- Menstrual cramps
- Nasal or pulmonary congestion, especially in cases of influenza or colds with cough
- Abdominal pains, due to anti-spasmodic action
- Diarrhea with blood
- Genital trichomoniasis
- Put 2 tablespoons of herb to a quart of water
- Turn off when the water reaches boil
- Cover and leave the solution muffled for about 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
How to drink:
Take 2 to 3 cups a day.
Mint is a natural ingredient that does not, in fact, cause any harm to human health. However, it is a plant that needs a little care in its consumption. Plant tea is not recommended for children under 5 years as it can cause allergy.
Exaggerated use of mint tea may also influence male development, especially if peppermint (plant variation) is used. Exaggerated intake of this plant may inhibit the production of testosterone, the major male hormone. It should also be made clear that some uses of mint tea may lose their effect after long periods of regular use. It is the case of its sedative effect, which disappears after a while if the tea is taken every night.