Organic Peppermint Crushed Leaves 100g

Organic Peppermint Crushed Leaves 100g


Peppermint is a type of hybrid mint, bred through a combination of spearmint and watermint. Scientifically known as Mentha x Piperita, this plant is found throughout the world. Peppermint grows particularly well in moist and shady areas. It has a spicy refreshing flavor that makes it a popular ingredient in many different foods, candies, and desserts, among others. The leaves of this plant are the primary parts that are used, due to the presence of the essential oil, which contains high levels of menthone, menthol, limonene, and various other acids, compounds, and antioxidants. While many people use the terms mint and peppermint interchangeably, mint may refer to different types of mint, whereas the latter is a specific variety. While the plant is native to Europe and the Middle East, it is now considered an invasive species in many other parts of the world, including the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and the Galapagos Islands, among others. These aromatic plants prefer to grow in moist and damp areas and grows by putting out runners, rather than reproducing via seed dispersal.

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Health Benefits of Peppermint: 

1- Peppermint contains fair amounts of several nutrients and is an especially good source of vitamin A and antioxidants. (1,2,4)

2- Peppermint oil contains a compound called menthol, which helps to alleviate IBS symptoms through its relaxing effects on the muscles of the digestive tract. (1,2,5)

3- Peppermint has antibacterial properties that help fight off disease causing illnesses and further improves the immune system. (1,2,6)

4- The active oil is known as menthol present in peppermint promotes fresh breath. Its antibacterial properties help wash off any possible plaque that leads to foul smell. (1,2,7)

5- The peppermint extract can lower the bad LDL cholesterol levels. This helps you reduce your chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke. (1,2,8)

6- Peppermint oil stimulates the effect of increased blood circulation and helps oxygenate the body’s organs and increase metabolism. This leads to higher cognitive function and protection against neurally degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia.(1,2,9)

7- Peppermint tea can reduce inflammation in the stomach. It also reduces the associated pain of cramps, bloating, & indigestion. This tea also stimulates bile flow to increase the rate and efficiency of digestion and promote healthy bowel movements. (1,2,10)

8- Peppermint tea can leave you feeling full for a longer period, so you don’t feel hungry throughout the day. This way you will avoid adding extra calories to your day and resultant weight. (1,2)


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