We love to drink out tea with masala and milk, but have you ever tried tea that is brewed with freshly plucked mint leaves? Mint leaves are a refreshing way to stay healthy. It can energise your immune system, aids in digestion and has also proven to useful for reducing body and joint aches. If you find yourself in Europe any time soon, make sure you try the mint tea there and mint tea is native to Europe.
Let’s look at some of the best benefits of mint and how it can help your baby as well.
#1. Soothes Upset Stomach
It is great for stomach problems and keep the stomach clean as well because the menthol present in the leaves can help in relaxing your stomach’s muscles. You can also mix it with tea or just hot water and drink it during your periods and it will cease menstrual cramps. The cooling effect of menthol also improves circulation and is inflammatory in nature.
#2. Aids in Digestion
Along with soothing an upset stomach, mint can help aid in your digestive process to keep everything running smoothly. A study conducted at the University of Exeter proved that mint can help move gas throughout the body and thereby relieving the feeling of feeling full, bloated and gassy.
#3. Fight common cold
Mint can help you fight the common cold with effectiveness like no other home remedy. It helps in building up your immunity to fight off colds with ease. Drink several cups of mint tea or mint concoctions throughout the day to cure your cold. It also relaxes the throat as well.