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How does regular mint affect human health? Doctors recommend!

Мята и здоровье

Mint (Latin Méntha) is a genus of plants of the family Luminous. All kinds of highly aromatic, most of them contain a lot of menthol.

Plants of the genus Mint differ significantly in the chemical composition of volatile substances formed during metabolism - the metabolites, the so-called LAV, which is manifested in a different smell and in a different composition of essential oils.

What is useful mint? All about peppermint: useful properties for the heart, nervous system, sleep disorders. Also what is useful mint for women for cosmetic purposes.

🌿 Mint recommended to use from stress and to improve the quality of sleep

We all know mint as a sedative that can effectively deal with stress and has a beneficial effect on sleep quality.

However, miraculous mint is not limited to the sedative properties.

Mint is also a great sedative. And it is useful not only to take drugs or drinks with mint inside. Even the smell of mint helps calm down and relax. Mint is also useful to drink to strengthen the whole body, as well as for beauty and weight loss, as evidenced by various studies of scientists proving the usefulness of this fragrant plant.

With regular use of mint:

  • sleep improves;
  • Depression and stress are faster;
  • the mood remains good longer.

🌿 Peppermint stimulates weight loss and improves digestion

Scientists have proven that mint will not only relieve irritability and nervousness, but also help to lose weight.

This is evidenced by the results of studies that have proven that by increasing muscle energy metabolism, mint can stimulate weight loss.

In addition, peppermint helps to reduce the feeling of the head and reduce the number of calories consumed.

Thanks mint:

  • accelerates the treatment of diseases of the digestive system;
  • inflammatory processes occur;
  • nausea goes away;
  • digestion improves.

It is also important to note that peppermint is an excellent choleretic agent.

Many dishes and drinks are successfully complemented by mint leaves. The aroma of mint fills the room, and hygiene products often delight the mint smell.

🌿 Mint spends gentle detox

With mint, you can clean the body of unnecessary waste and toxins.

The petals of fragrant mint help improve digestion, eliminate nausea, and are also an excellent aid in maintaining the health of the body during the diet, filling up the lack of nutrients and vitamins.

In addition, mint has a choleretic and diuretic effect.

🌿 Peppermint improves skin condition

Mint has a beneficial effect on the skin and contributes to the improvement of its elasticity and softness.

In addition, the nutrients that make up the plant make the skin moisturized, and the external use of mint cleanses, reduces inflammation and has antiseptic properties that can eliminate acne and heal wounds.

🌿 Mint disinfects

Peppermint - very useful and disinfectant for teeth and gums.

Thanks to the plant, inflammation passes, breath is refreshed.

🌿 Peppermint improves performance

One of the research scientists found that even just smelling the mint can increase motivation and recharge your batteries.

In particular, experts say that the smell of mint can be useful to increase alertness, motivation and performance.

These conclusions were made by scientists after the study, which showed that the smell of mint can contribute to an overall increase in attentiveness, as a result of which participants in the experiment stay focused longer on the task and show the best results.

🌿 Mint strengthens hair and stimulates their growth

Mint contains vitamins A, C and B12, the biologically active component menthol and other nutrients that are useful not only for health, but also for the beauty of our hair.

Peppermint effectively cleanses hair and scalp from impurities, has a calming and bactericidal effect, eliminating skin irritation, strengthens hair and eliminates fragility.

In addition, menthol contained in mint increases blood microcirculation, as a result of which hair growth is activated, and hair follicles get more beneficial substances.

🌿 What is useful mint for the heart and blood vessels

Peppermint is a vasodilator. In addition, it has a pronounced stimulating effect on the cardiovascular system.

But before using mint in large quantities, do not forget to consult with a cardiologist.

Thanks to peppermint:

  • pain syndromes and spasms in the region of the heart muscle are relieved;
  • normal heartbeat;
  • blood circulation is normalized.

It is not surprising that mint is often included in various medications for the heart.

🌿 What is useful mint for women

In fact, mint is very useful for the skin - both women and men. Because peppermint is very widely used in cosmetology.

It is part of many creams, masks, and especially - shampoos.

Vlyuya active component of the last mint helps to fight dry scalp, itching and dandruff.

  • skin is cleansed;
  • regeneration of skin cells is accelerated;
  • itching and irritation passes;
  • dark circles disappear under the eyes.

In addition, mint has a tonic effect on the skin of any type. It is not surprising that many women have cosmetics enriched with peppermint.

🌿 Peppermint helps

Peppermint helps in the treatment of:

  • colds and bronchopulmonary diseases;
  • seasickness;
  • rheumatism;
  • arthritis;
  • gout.

❌ Contraindications to the use of mint

First, mint should not be used by children under three years old.

Secondly, mint should be used with caution when:

  • varicose veins;
  • reduced pressure;
  • driving a car for long distances.

Peppermint is not only beautiful, but also very useful plant. The main thing - to use it wisely, and then the beneficial properties of mint will only benefit. Be healthy and beautiful!

Mint (Latin Méntha)

Мята и здоровье

wiki Peppermint - quite a popular plant that plays an important role in the life of almost every person. Many dishes and drinks are successfully complemented by mint leaves. Mint aroma often fills the room. Yes, and many hygiene products often please it with a mint smell.

The name of the genus is derived from the nymph of Minfa (or Minta), the goddess of Mount Mente in Elida, the beloved of the god of the underworld Hades. The wife of Hades Persephone turned her into a plant - fragrant mint.

Plants of the genus Mint are widely used: in food preparation, in cosmetics - Japanese mint (Mentha japonica) and peppermint (Mentha piperita); in herbal medicine and aromatherapy - peppermint, watermint (Mentha aquatica), marsh mint (Mentha pulegium); in pharmacology - mainly peppermint.

Mint can be grown even at home - in a pot!

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