Peppermint Leaves Powder - 100 Gms
Peppermint leaves powder is an aromatic herb to give us fresh and healthy feeling instantly. It is good in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), coughs, colds, asthma, allergies and tuberculosis, infantile colic, gastric trouble and headaches associated with gas and IBS. good for hair and skin care.
Dehydrated Peppermint Leaves are strong in flavor, it tastes sweet and fresh. It can be used in Desserts, fruit, liquors, candy and making green tea.
Health benefits of peppermint powder:
Memory enhancer: Enhances memory and increases alertness in human beings. It has great effects on cognitive functions which are reasoning, problem-solving, concept formation, judgment, attention span, and even memory.
Prostate Cancer: Preclinical research indicates that peppermint contains a compound known as menthol which inhibits prostate cancer growth
Dental/Bad Breath: The strong menthol flavour and antibacterial quality of peppermint help in improving your breath by removing the foul smell to make it fresh and clean. It has been found to be superior to the mouthwash chemical. The antibacterial element kills the germs that can lead to halitosis.
Breastfeeding Associated Nipple Pain and Damage: It is found that peppermint water prevented nipple cracks and nipple pain in breastfeeding mothers.
Fever Reducer: Peppermint, has menthol as a main component, so you can boil water with the peppermint powder and drink it, which causes external sweating, while the menthol cools down your body inside. This “breaks” a fever, and can reduce the associated inflammation and discomfort.
Digestive Health: Peppermint tea (pepper mint powder in boiling water) helps to stimulate bile flow to increase the rate and efficiency of digestion and promote healthy bowel movements. It also reduces associated pain of cramps, bloating, and indigestion. This is due to its calming effects on the intestines and smooth muscles of the digestive tract. Diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can all be improved with this tea.
Nausea and Vomiting: Peppermint tea (pepper mint powder in boiling water) is antispasmodic, so it reduces the chances of vomiting and nausea, even in cases of motion sickness on a boat or a plane. and its anti-inflammatory qualities can return your stomach to normal.
Respiratory Issues: As an antispasmodic, it can relieve you of that irritating sensation that makes you want to cough. Menthol, the main chemical component of peppermint, is a very effective decongestant which shrinks the swollen membranes in the nose, making it easier to breathe. Menthol is also an expectorant, it loosens and brings up mucus from the lungs and help people with coughs. Peppermint may even boost lung function during exercise. In a study, consumption of peppermint-infused water leads to an increase in respiratory rate and running performance.
Immune System: It can also prevent your body from getting sick. It contains vitamin B, potassium, antioxidants and calcium, which can help your body fight off illnesses and perform necessary functions to keep your body working in a healthy way.
Head ache/Stress Levels: The natural nature of menthol makes it very good at relieving mental stress. The anti-inflammatory nature can reduce blood pressure and body temperature, and allow you to relax. Peppermint is a fantastic natural remedy for tension-type headaches—the most frequent type of headache. Peppermint has a soothing action and is recommended by aromatherapy practitioners for relieving feelings of stress and anxiety.
Fungal infection: Peppermint helps defend against many types of harmful organisms. It can help prevent /remove head lice, fungus, and even worms that reside in our intestines. It has anti-fungal properties.
For liver: Peppermint may support liver function by promoting the flow of bile. Bile helps digest fats and encourages normal cholesterol level, which makes the liver’s job of filtering toxins easier. Peppermint can protect the liver against certain toxins.
Hair and skin: It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that can help cool your skin and remove dandruff, lice from your scalp.
Asthma: Peppermint contains rosmarinic acid which can help to reduce inflammation-causing chemicals in people with asthma.
Radiation Damage: Protects against radiation-induced DNA damage and cell death. It plays a significant role in protecting neurons from radiations.
Recommended usage: Generally 1/4 tsp per person or according to taste.
Caution: Some people are allergic to peppermint, it is advised for them to not intake this product as it can cause some side effects including heat burns, and allergic reactions like flushing and mouth sores.