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Ajayaravind0007
2020-11-21

Nutritional benefits of Mint plant !!!

Biologically, Mint doesn't mean a single plant. Mint is a common name for many plant species belong to the genus Mentha. The popular mint species were peppermint and spearmint. Mint was especially known for its cooling sensation. They could be added to food in both dried and natural fresh forms. Mint is a popular ingredient used in both food and beverages.Third party image reference

Mint plant had many health benefits from its leaf to its aroma. The aroma of a plant refers to its distinctive, typically pleasant smell. Inhaling the aroma of mint or consuming it in other forms like capsules had many health benefits to our body. Applying mint leaves had health benefits to the skin in our human body. Since mint flavor getting loved by people, it is added in a small amount in some recipes. Mint acts as a good source of a fat-soluble vitamin Vitamin A(Retinol).Third party image reference

Vitamin A plays a vital role in maintaining the health of the eye. The deficiency of vitamin A in our body might lead to the disease known as Nyctalopia(Night blindness). Compared to other sources, Mint contains a good source of antioxidants. Antioxidants in our body reduce the oxidation process caused by body metabolism and thereby it slows down the process of aging. There is a digestive tract disease known as Irritable bowel syndrome(IBS).Third party image reference

The symptoms of this disease were stomach ache, changes in bowel habits. Bowel refers to the intestine in our body. The treatment for this disease were dietary changes and medications. Mint oil plays a minor role in the treatment of this disease. Mint oil contains a substance called Menthol. It relaxes the muscles of the digestive tract. Mint still contains many health benefits of which a few were listed above.

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