Mint Powder (Pudina) - 100 gms
Mint plant is one of the most popular herbs, most used and most developed in the world. Mint leaves are used in cooking, perfumery, medicines, pain balms and pain killers. This is because the mint has a sweet taste and also a cool and refreshing sensation after eating or applying. Consuming mint leaves are effectively able to prevent and treat gas and acidity issues.
Mint/ Pudina is an essential ingredient in many Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine and is popularly mixed with natural plain yogurt to make a 'raita' or brewed with tea to make the famous Indian 'Pudina Chai'. In Thai cooking, it is added to soups and to some highly-spiced curries. Mint grown in Asia is much more strongly flavored than most European mints, with a sweet, cool aftertaste.
Health benefits of Mint/ Pudina Powder:
1. Digestion: Mint powder is a great appetizer. It promotes digestion and soothes the stomach in case of indigestion or inflammation. When your stomach feels sick, just drink a cup of mint tea, it can give you relief very quickly. Also, if you are someone who travels long distances via plane or boat, this mint can be very soothing for nausea and related motion sickness. It has the potential to the digestive system and relieves stomach cramps. Mint has a mild anesthetic effect so as to relieve pain in the stomach. The Journal of Advanced Nursing showed that the mint leaves as an anti-nausea drug post-surgery. Mint can be used as a nausea reliever and menstrual cramps.
2. Muscle Pains: Mint leaves are also believed to be a drug used to treat pain in the body. For content in it are antispasmodic. This substance is very well working to loosen your muscles are tensed. So it is suitable to cope with muscle pain in the body.
3. Reduces Depression & Fatigue: Mint is a natural stimulant and the smell alone can be enough to charge your energy and get your brain functioning at a higher level again. If you are feeling sluggish, anxious, depressed or simply exhausted, mint and its essential oil can help. It can be ingested, applied topically in a salve form or inhaled as a vapor, and all of these techniques can give you a much-needed boost. A popular way to get good results in an easy manner is to put a few drops of mint essential oil or menthol oil on your pillow at night and let it work on your body and mind while you sleep.
Recommended usage: As per required.