Mint has been used for thousands of years to soothe and calm the digestion system.
The use of peppermint oil is an effective and safe treatment for those suffering from IBS and abdominal pain or discomfort.
Mint plants contain an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent called rosmarinic acid. This has been studied for its effectiveness in relieving seasonal allergy symptoms. Menthol may help protect the lining of the stomach against gastric ulcers.
Peppermint water may help prevent nipple cracks and nipple pain in first-time mothers who are breastfeeding
Applied topically in the form of oil, ointment or lotion, mint has the effect of calming and cooling skin affected by acne, irritation, insect bites, rash or other reactions.
Mint is a natural anti-microbial agent and has been used for thousands of years as a natural breath freshener.
Mint contains menthol, a natural aromatic decongestant that helps to break up phlegm and mucus, making it easier to expel from the body.
Mint is said to break spells and incantations. Smell mint a couple of times a day for 4 weeks to wake up from any spell.
Ask mint to help you with the ability to digest ideas and experiences.
Mint helps with mental clarity. Connect with mint regularly to bring you clarity when an opportunity arises to act upon or when to wait for the next one to arise.
Meditate with peppermint oil under the tongue when deciding if an opportunity is good for you or not, it will give you the clarity to decide.
Mint helps with your inner personal growth. It teaches you that sometimes it is better to grow alone with boundaries than to follow the crowd or be influenced by others.
Mint is best used raw or added at the end of cooking to maintain its delicate flavour and texture.
Add mint to water or combine it with lime juice for a refreshing health tonic.
Mint works wonders with chocolate, add it to raw chocolate or homemade brownies.
Mix it into salads and soups or as a gentle garnish to delicate dishes.
Carry mint leaves in your wallet to attract money and prosperity. Place mint leaves in a pillowcase or under the pillow for prophetic dreams.
It is a wonderful addition to potatoes, peas, and yoghurt based dishes.
Drink mint tea after meals to aid digestion.