Mint is a very popular plant in our region, but our knowledge of it is reduced to lollipops and gum with minty taste. In fact, it has a wide range of applications, which we don't even know, but let's try to understand now. It has been grown in England and has since been distributed around the world, it has also reached Ukraine and gained widespread use decades ago.
It is in this area that this plant has received the greatest use. It is added to juices, compotes, teas, used in preservation, as well as decorate its dishes, especially baking. It gives a touch of freshness and incredible aroma to any dish.
We all know the soothing properties of mint, but few know that it has a positive effect not only on the nervous system, but also on other organs and processes in our body. First of all, it is the stomach, liver, intestines. This herb is a great help in the fight against intestinal colic and stomach cramps. It is also one of the components in lollipops against nausea, nausea and dizziness.
Since mint is a male herb, it has a beneficial effect on male strength. In ancient times, people believed that this plant makes men fearless and strong.
Remedy for the heat
Peppermint has versatile refreshing and toning effects, so it is great for combating scorching heat. If you put a glass of mint water in your room, you will be better off sleeping and feeling better in the morning.
Knowing the amazing properties of this plant, cosmetologists have not been able to bypass it and have found many uses in their field. Extract from this plant is added to creams, shampoos, balms, and more. Its components actively fight acne on the skin and have a soothing antiseptic effect. Also, due to its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial effect, mint is used in mosquito bites.
For weight loss
The unique ability of mint to absorb food enzymes and convert them into energy helps to improve metabolism and help people lose weight. There is even a special drink with the addition of mint, drinking it on an empty stomach daily, you can not only lose weight, but also improve your health. This is the so-called Sassi water, named after the nutritionist who invented it. It includes purified water, medium-sized lemon and cucumber, ginger root and fresh mint.
We hope that we have helped you to look at this plant in a new way and to discover its new properties and applications. We at the Three Pies bakery also use mint leaves quite often, especially to serve our sweet pies. Our pie also offers not only sweet pies, but also Ossetian pies with cheese and meat toppings. We work all over Kiev, so you can get delivery of Ossetian pies to any of its areas. Do not give yourself a tasty treat, but rather treat yourself to a fresh tasty pie and mint seagull. It's so nice when it's cold outside to be home and enjoy your favorite things.