Known as mint leaves (pudina) it is a herb that helps you get rid of an array of health and skin problems. So if you’re looking for ways to include pudina in your diet, then you should first known about the benefits of mint leaves.

Relives indigestion:

Packed with antioxidants and phytonurients, pudina is one of the great food items to cure indigestion. The menthol relaxes the stomach muscles and also helps in curing indigestion and spasms. The menthol in the leaves gives a cooling effect on the body and increases the efficiency of the stomach to carry digestion. It also helps in reliving acid reflux and also helps in getting rid of stomach spasms. Also, here’s how you can get rid of acidity.

Fights aches and pain:

Today many balms are made using mint leaves which have a cooling effect on the affected areas. It helps in getting rid of aches and pain and gives a cooling effect on the body areas that have become numb. It gives a calming effect to the entire body and cures nausea as well as headache.

Gives you a glowing skin:

The anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties have amazing benefits on the skin. The antioxidants in the mint leaves works wonders on the acne prone skin and gives you a natural glow. It also contains salicylic acid that helps prevent blemishes, acne and also blackheads.

Good Detox:

Mint leaves help you detox your body by helping you get rid of the harmful toxins. Just add a few slices of cucumber, lemon and mint leaves to a glass of bottle of water and consume it at least twice or thrice a day.

Relieves menstrual cramps:

Mint leaves have anti-spasmodic properties that help you purify the blood and also soothe muscles and relieves pain. Sipping on a cuppa of hot water mixed with mint leaves proves to be extremely beneficial.

Common cold:

If you’ve common cold, then having a cup of mint leaves with water helps you take get rid of sore throat and also helps you fight common cold.

Helps beat stress and depression:

In aromatherapy, mint extracts re used to rejuvenate mind, body and soul as it releases serotonin that help in fighting depression and stress. If you’re feeling low, then add mint leaves to your bath water or use mint extract as a vaporizer get some relief.

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