One of the specialties of mint is that its fragrance makes the mood positive.
Mint does not have side effects and it cannot be eaten in excess.
Swad Ka Safarnama: Hardly any Indian would be unaware of mint chutney. Mint not only heals the digestive system of the body, but also protects against allergies. Its wonderful smell has a positive effect on the mood of the person. This is such a plant, which can be easily planted at home. Its history is thousands of years old. The special thing is that mint is foreign, but Indians are very fond of its taste and fragrance.
Mint has many uses
You go to a restaurant, or eat street food while standing on the street. Mostly green chutney is served with everyone. This chutney makes the food tasty, enhances the taste of the mouth and will also enhance the mood. This chutney is of mint, which is liked all over India. While making chutney in different states, some ingredients and ingredients change, but mint remains in it, which infuses life into the chutney with its different taste with strong aroma. Mint is used to give color and dignity to the vegetable, so the taste of Pudina Paratha is different.
Mint is also being used extensively in Ayurvedic medicines.
Many drinks are also prepared from mint, so mint tea gives great relief in cough and cold. Apart from this, menthol made from mint juice is used in toothpaste, toothpaste, chewing gums, mouth freshener, candies, inhaler etc. Mint is also being used extensively in Ayurvedic medicines.
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It originated in the regions associated with the Mediterranean
Mint had got special importance in ancient times. The Greeks used to scent their bodies with the aroma of mint. He believed that it keeps the body away from viruses and keeps the mind and body fresh. The Greeks and Romans wore mint crowns in their special festivals, which were considered a symbol of love and feelings. It is believed that mint originated thousands of years ago, but there is no clear information about its period. According to American-Indian botanist Sushma Nathani, mint originated in the countries associated with the Mediterranean Center (Mediterranean region).
Today mint is being grown and eaten in most countries of the world.
These include more than 20 countries, including Algeria, Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Syria, etc. It is also said that dried mint leaves were found in the pyramids of Egypt in 1000 BC. Today mint is being grown and eaten in most countries of the world. There are hundreds of species, but only a few are used for food and other purposes.
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Provides relief in most diseases related to stomach
This small plant is full of properties and has great importance in Ayurveda. According to Dr. RP Parashar, Ayurvedacharya working in a government hospital, there is a description of a plant named ‘Jambir’ in the ancient Ayurvedic text ‘Charakasamhita’, whose properties are similar to that of mint. By the way, it is believed that the mint we are eating is also being eaten in India for hundreds of years. Mint can also be grown at home. Keep cutting its leaves. They will continue to grow. Mint is not only useful for food, it is also healthy for the body.
It is effective in digestive problems like gas, bloating and indigestion. It also provides relief in stomach cramps. The active ingredient found in mint is menthol. It is very beneficial in allergies. It is also very effective in allergies related to nose, eyes. One of the specialties of mint is that its fragrance makes the mood positive. It keeps the mind calm and also removes from stress.
Peppermint oil is beneficial in arthritis
According to Dr. Parashar, this small plant also has antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties keep the skin soft, also provide relief from acne, and also keep the hair strong. Peppermint oil is also beneficial for the body. This oil provides relief in chronic diseases of arthritis. Sprains and joint pain are also beneficial. There are no known side effects of mint. Secondly, it is not even eaten directly. If you eat too much, then there may be a complaint of nausea and the mouth will start feeling dry. Its excessive consumption can also cause burning in the stomach.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 05, 2022, 06:57 IST