Mint Scientific Name
Mint Other Names
Hindi: Pudhina, Podina
French: Aneth odorant, Fenouil bâtard, la menthe
Latin: Maentha piperita Linn. Mentha spicata, Mentham
Sanskrit: Putiha, Podinaka, Phudino
What is Mint?
Common forms of Mint
Mint is commonly used for:
- Maintaining digestive health & treating Nausea, Vommiting and Irritable Bowl Syndrome
- Treating hypertension, stress and depression
- Boosting immunity
- Curing muscle and nerve pains and toothaches
- Morning Sickness (Hyperemesis gravidarum)
- Maintaining skin health
- Promoting respiratory health and treating asthama and other Lung infections
- Relieving headache
- Boosting memory
- Improving heart health and blood circulation
- Assisting milk secretion during breast-feeding
- Jet Lag
- Urinary Tract infection (Cystitis)
- Treating menstrual cramps
Cold Infusion: 25 to 30 ml
Oil: 1 to 3 drops
Mint Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: It is likely safe to consume in amount found normally in food but one should avoid taking it in larger therapeutic amounts of during pregnancy or lactation.
Children: Food amounts are likely safe.