Know your ingredients: Mint Leaves

Mint leaves not only add a refreshing flavor to your dishes and beverages but also offer various health benefits when consumed in moderation.
1. Digestive Aid
Mint leaves or drinking mint tea after meals can help relieve indigestion, bloating and gas by promoting the flow of bile and calming the stomach muscles
2. Respiratory Health
Mint leaves have menthol, and inhaling the aroma of mint leaves or consuming mint-infused drinks can provide relief from nasal congestion and respiratory issues
3. Oral Health
Mint leaves have antimicrobial properties that can help fight harmful bacteria in the mouth, reducing the risk of bad breath and dental issues
4. Stress Relief
The aroma of mint leaves is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and alleviate tension as it is proven beneficial for stress relief and relaxation