Best Ingredient And Herbs

To know about Mint in detail

To know about Mint in detail are as follows :-

Mint is a very common herb and is called as Mentha in Hindi. This herb or plant usually grows near pool side, rivers, lakes, ponds and moist areas in dull shade. But it has uniqueness and this plant can even grow in full sunshine as well. This is a very fast growing plant and can cover a wide area by forming networks of runners. Because they have speedy growth, a single mint plant if given proper care, can produce mint in adequate quantity. It can be grown in homes as well, but one must plant this herb in a tub or deep container. 

This plant has many varieties like pepper mint, apple mint and spear mint etc. The leaves of this plant are used for many purposes and the best part about this plant is that its leaves can be used in any form, like; dried form, frozen form and fresh from the garden. When the leaves are fresh and plucked, it should be stored in a refrigerator in plastic bags. If the leaves are dried, a plastic contained should be used to store these. And thirdly, the leaves of mint can also be stored by freezing it in ice cube trays. 

Mint may look like a small and a sensitive plant but it actually performs some serious roles in its lifetime. The most preferred use of this plant is in cooking. People use mint during cooking to bring that zeal and flavor to the dish, also it has cooling properties that keep you safe from gas and stomach disorders. Mint is also very goon in treating sore throat. Many herbal medicines are also produced with mint as their main ingredient. Room sprays are also produced with the use of mint and it is also used during aromatherapy because it provides skin cooling and nourishing. 

How Does Mint Works ?

Mint has flavonoids and other beneficial ingredients that help in purification of the blood and its cooling effects soothe your body from deep inside, keeping your immune system health and safe. 

Chemical Constituents of Mint

Mint’s chemical constituents are menthol, menthone, limonene, viridiflorol, pulegone, piperitone, caryophyllene, bisabolene, isomenthone, isomenthol, menthoside, isorhoifolin, hesperetin, eriodictyo.

Common Name :

Botanical Name :

Forms :

Create: 2014-03-14/   Type : UC1