This lush green and old herb Mint or Mentha is famous for its cooling effect. Research shows that this little plant has lots of health benefits as it contains several nutrients like Vitamin A , iron, fibre, folate, potassium, calcium and Vitamin C. All of these enhance healthy skin and boosts immunity.
Mint also promotes brain function. According to various studies, consuming mint may increase alertness, retention and cognitive function of the brain. It lowers anxiety levels and improves memory too.
Eating mint helps enhance haemoglobin profile, cures bad breath and improves oral hygiene. Mint works wonders to cure all types of indigestion. The active Menthol oil has antibacterial and antiseptic properties that help to relieve indigestion.
As per Ayurveda, mint has a power to balance all three doshas (Vatta, Pitta, Kapha). So add this healing herb to your diet. It is widely used as a flavouring agent as well as added to cool drinks, sauces, salads, yoghurt, herbal tea and detox water.