8 Health Benefits of Mint

1. Rich in Nutrients

Although not typically consumed in large quantities, mint contains fair amounts of several nutrients and is an especially good source of vitamin A and antioxidants.

2. May Improve Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a common digestive disorder. Several studies have shown that taking peppermint oil capsules improved the symptoms of IBS patients.

3. May Help Relieve Indigestion

Several studies have shown that peppermint oil can speed up how quickly food moves through the stomach, relieving digestive symptoms associated with indigestion.

4. Could Improve Brain Function

Some studies show that smelling the aroma of peppermint oil may improve memory and alertness, while other studies show no effect.We Still need more evidence

5. May Decrease Breastfeeding Pain

Applying mint essential oils in various forms appears to be effective in preventing and treating nipple cracks and pain typically associated with breastfeeding.

6. Subjectively Improves Cold Symptoms

Although menthol does not function as a nasal decongestant, it can provide some relief to cold and flu symptoms by subjectively improving breathing

7. May Mask Bad Breath

Breath mints and chewing gum can mask foul smells for a couple hours but aren’t an optimal long-term solution for bad breath.

8. Easy to Add to Your Diet

Mint can easily be added to your diet, though most of the research showing health benefits involved taking it as a capsule, applying it to the skin or inhaling it

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